Dino dos Santos, born in 1971, Porto — Portugal. In 1994 founded DSType, an independent type foundry. Since then, we’ve worked with some of the world’s most recognized companies, brands, and publications while creating an extensive and comprehensive catalog of high-quality typefaces. We have received numerous awards, including a Certificate of Excellence in Type Design by the Type Directors Club and several Awards of Excellence by Communication Arts.

DSType’s work was featured in several magazines, newspapers, books, and exhibitions worldwide. You will be able to see our work on most newsstands worldwide, well-known packages, world-known brands, and global-scale events like the Expo 2020 Dubai and Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022.

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The 6-week type design programme that you’ve been waiting for starts on 6 June and ends 13 July 2023.

Open to all

Our summer programme is in English and covers typeface design and calligraphy techniques, type history, and software practices. Every kind of design professional can learn about type design in a relatively short amount of time.

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Before 14 March 2023

Discover the complete programme and all details about the application process.