pedroarilla – typography & lettering pedroarilla


About the digital type foundry

Independent digital type foundry established in Zaragoza in 2012. Type design, production and distribution, custom fonts and letterings.

Research and divulgation in the typographic culture; product design with letterforms [shop]; and letterpress with metal and wood types [print-shop soon].

About the man

Pedro Arilla (Ejea de los Caballeros, 1984). He received a BA Degree in Graphic Design at Escuela Superior de Diseño de Aragón. He is Art Director and cofounder at Detalier estudio creativo; and type designer at, his independent digital foundry where he sells his fonts and does consultancy about typography. He has received national and international awards for his work and his work has been exhibited worldwide.

He is author and podcaster of the blog & podcast devoted to typography Don Serifa, podcaster of the podcast about graphic design Perdiendo las formas, member of ATypI (Association Typographique Internationale), Unos tipos duros and Lletraferits. He is organizer and professor of Glíglifo, divulgator about typography with workshops, lectures in Spain and Latinamerica and articles in blogs and magazines, and online trainer at video2brain/ and Domestika.


  • Valentina
  • Finalista en los Premios Josep Albert Mestre.
  • Most appreciated projects of 2012 en Behance.
    100 Greatest Free Fonts Collection for 2012 en Awwwards.


  • Corner MIZ: Cuántos síes contienen tus noes (Zaragoza, 2015).
  • Cada letra cuenta una historia (Valencia, 2014).
  • Homenaje a Rubén Fontana (Valencia, 2014).
  • Jornadas ESDA (Zaragoza, 2014).
  • Ampersand (Brighton, UK, 2013).


  • Diálogos TransSocialExpress (Zaragoza)
  • 14.º Salón del Diseño Gráfico de la Universidad Autónoma del Caribe (Barranquilla, Colombia).
  • Congreso Internacional de Tipografía (Valencia, 2014).
  • II Jornadas Tipográficas (Granada, 2014) [Slideshare].
  • Typo_Mad (Madrid, 2013) [Slideshare].
  • Entretipos (Barcelona, 2013) [Slideshare].
  • Ibercaja Zentrum (Zaragoza, 2013).
  • IES Pilar Lorengar (Zaragoza, 2013) [Slideshare].
  • Sevilla Design Walk (Sevilla, 2012) [Slideshare].
  • Escuela de arte de Huesca (Huesca, 2012).


  • II Glíglifo (Sos del Rey Católico, 2015).
  • Glyphs (Zaragoza, 2015)
  • Tipografía (Valladolid, 2015)
  • Miniglíglifo (Málaga, 2014)
  • Tipografía (Barranquilla, Colombia, 2014)
  • I Glíglifo (Sos del Rey Católico, 2014).
  • Glyphs (Zaragoza, 2014).
  • Tipografía (Zaragoza, 2013).
  • Glyphs (Barcelona, 2013).
  • Diseño editorial (Huesca, 2012).

Online trainer

  • video2brain/ [Link].
  • Domestika [Link].