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Alejandro Paul

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  • Type Designer / Educator
  • Sudtipos

Ale Paul is one of the founders of the Sudtipos Type Foundry, placing Argentina firmly on the map of Graphic Design. Ale’s career started as an art director working in some of Argentina’s most prestigious studios handling high-profile corporate brands. With the founding of Sudtipos Ale shifted his efforts to typeface design, creating fonts and lettering for several agencies, medias and magazines. In 2012, his font Piel Script was selected at Letter2. He has received four certificates of excellence from the Type Directors Club NY and eight from the CommArts type competition and several awards at the Tipos Latinos biennial of typography. His work has been featured in publications around the globe, including Eye, Etapes, Communication Arts. Print, Creative Review, Visual, Creative Arts, Novum and many others.

Ale teaches a postgraduate typography program at the University of Buenos Aires, where he previously taught graphic design. He has also taught seminars and spoken at many conferences like the AGI Open Seoul, Type Master Weeks NY, TypoBerlin, TypeCon, Pecha Kucha and Atypi conferences, at the Type Directors Club in New York City, and at events and universities all around the world. He has been designated ATypi’s country delegate and is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale and the first one for Argentina. Recently one of his poster designs has been added to the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.