pedroarilla – typography & lettering pedroarilla


 

Biography

  • Pedro Arilla (Ejea de los Caballeros, Spain, 1984) received a BA Degree in Graphic Design at Escuela Superior de Diseño de Aragón. He is the type designer at Tipotecture, his independent digital foundry where he sells his fonts and does consultancy about typography.
  • He also writes and podcasts the blog and podcast Don Serifa devoted to typography, writes in the typography section of the design newspaper “Gràffica”, and is a member of “Unos Tipos Duros” and “Lletraferits”. He is also an organizer and teacher at the course about type design Glíglifo, gives workshops and lectures in Spain and Latin America, writes articles in blogs and magazines, and teachs online training at “video2brain/lynda.com” and “Domestika”.
  • He is attending the 2016/17 MA Typeface Design course at the University of Reading, UK.

Teaching

  • 2016, III Glíglifo (Spain)
  • 2016, Escuela Superior de Diseño de Aragón (Spain)
  • 2016, Video2Brain/lynda.com (online)
  • 2015, Escuela Superior de Diseño de Aragón (Spain)
  • 2015, Escuela de Arte de Cuenca (Spain)
  • 2015, TypeOn Valladolid (Spain)
  • 2015, II Glíglifo (Spain)
  • 2015, Video2Brain/lynda.com (online)
  • 2014, Escuela Superior de Diseño de Aragón (Spain)
  • 2014, Estudio Santa Rita Málaga (Spain)
  • 2014, Universidad Autónoma del Caribe (Colombia)
  • 2014, I Glíglifo (Spain)
  • 2014, Domestika (online)
  • 2013, Made in Zaragoza (Spain)
  • 2013, Entretipos Barcelona (Spain)
  • 2012, Escuela de Arte de Huesca (Spain)

Talks

  • 2015, Creatus Dominus Sant Cugat (Spain)
  • 2015, TransSocial Express Zaragoza (Spain)
  • 2014, XIV Salón del Diseño Gráfico (Colombia)
  • 2014, VI Congreso de Tipografía de Valencia (Spain)
  • 2014, II Jornadas Tipográficas de Granada (Spain)
  • 2013, TypoMad (Spain)
  • 2013, Entretipos Barcelona (Spain)
  • 2013, Ibercaja Zentrum (Spain)
  • 2013, IES Pilar Lorengar (Spain)
  • 2012, Sevilla Design Walk (Spain)
  • 2012, Escuela de Arte de Huesca (Spain)

Press

  • Publications
  • Don Serifa, Gràffica, Unos Tipos Duros, Neo2, Perdiendo las Formas, El Bombín Cuadrado...
  • Features
  • MyFonts Rising Stars, TypographHer, CreativeBloq, video2brain blog, Heraldo de Aragón, eldiario.es, Neo2, Smashing Magazine, RTVE, Aragón Radio, Don Serifa, Unos Tipos Duros, En Caja Baja, Gráffica, Tipografía Digital, OFN Podcast, Lettering Time...

Awards

  • Behance (Adobe)
  • Valentina: Most appreciated projects of 2012 (Worldwide)
  • Confederación de Escuelas de Artes Plásticas y Diseño
  • Valentina: Second best student project of 2012 (Spain)

Exhibitions

  • Cuántos síes contienen tus noes (individual)
  • Mural calligraphy & poetry, Zaragoza (2015, Spain)
  • Cada letra cuenta una historia (collective)
  • Type design, Valencia (2014, Spain)
  • Homenaje a Rubén Fontana (collective)
  • Graphic design, Valencia (2014, Spain)
  • VIII Jornadas ESDA (collective)
  • Type design, Zaragoza (2014, Spain)
  • Ampersand (collective)
  • Type design, Brighton (2013, UK)