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Pablo Augusto Cosgaya

Prof. Universidad de Buenos Aires | Argentina

Pablo is a lecturer of Typography in the Graphic Design undergraduate program at FADU, Universidad de Buenos Aires. He is a member of the director's board of the new post-graduate program of Specialization in Typeface Design at FADU (Buenos Aires University). He was head of the team in charge of designing newspapers and periodicals in Argentina such as El Ciudadano (Rosario), La República (Corrientes), and Acción (Buenos Aires). He has designed the typefaces Patagonia (with Héctor Gatti), Proceso Sans, CDIcons (with Marcela Romero) and Loreto (with Eduardo Rodriguez Tunni). Pablo frequently writes about typography in specialized magazines. He is member of the Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI).

Presentation details

Typography education and specialisation in Latin America
How type design is taught and learned in the region

Session 21 | Room MIDE
Tuesday 27 October | 17:20 – 18:00

Duration: 40 minutes

After a many centuries’ delay latinamerican type design exists, and has already its place in the the international scenario. What consequences are perceived in the region? Where do the new latinamerican designers learn? How do their schools work? Which are the foreseeable chances for the profession? We shall hear three speakers representing: 1. Type design diploma, Pontificia Universidad Católica (Santiago, Chile) 2. Type design master, Centro de Estudios Gestalt (Veracruz, México) 3. Type design career, Universidad de Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires, Argentina) • Speakers: Francisco Gálvez (1), Francisco Calles (2), Pablo Cosgaya (3) • Moderator: Jorge de Buen Unna (4)

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