Andreu Balius was
born in Barcelona in 1962. He is a graphic designer, typographer,
and founder of the typographic project García Fonts and
Typerware Studio (1996-2001) in Barcelona. He does typographic
work besides teaching at diverse design schools (Bau, Elisava,
Esdi, Istituto Europeo di Design). He is also an associate teacher
at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Comunication at the University
Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. Ballius is a member of the Association
Typographique Internationale (ATypI).
He has been an invited lecturer and seminar teacher
at diverse congresses and seminars on design: Fuse'95 Berlín;
ATypI Barcelona 1995; TypoBerlin'96, etc. Balius has created diverse
exhibitions and his type designs are part of the type catalogues
of Ha Typerepublic, FontFont, and ITC
Andreu Balius is the author of the book Type
at Work edited by IndexBook (edición en castellano),
Bis Publishers (English edition). His works has been published
in diverse magazines: Eye (UK), Etapes Graphiques (France), Page
magazine (Germany), Visual (España), Desktop (Australia),
etc., and in books: Emotional_digital, TypeGraphics, etc.
Balius has received diverse prizes and awards: Excellence
in Type Design by the Type Directors Club (TDC-New York), 2002.
Excellence in Type Design by the Association Typographique Internationale
( ATypI), 2001. Premio LAUS ’29, Best of Design and Advertising
in Spain, 1998.
Student Designer. Alex Trochut
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