About R-Typography

R-Typography is a type foundry run by Rui Abreu, since 2008.

Rui Abreu is a type designer living in Lisbon. He graduated in 2003 from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Porto, where he studied Communication Design. Rui became interested in type during his student years. His professional experience includes working in advertising agencies and publishing fonts, both independently and with other foundries. Currently, Rui is dedicated to R-Typography's retail Library and provides custom typefaces for corporate clients.

The retail typefaces we offer are a curated set of designs, some of which have gained international visibility and recognition. In 2009 Rui’s Orbe won a certificate of excellence from the Type Directors Club, and since then more awards followed, including two winning entries at Letter2 by Atypi in 2011, two TDC certificates in 2015 and 2019, and a Granshan 1st prize in “arabic typefaces” in 2016.


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