Typo at its best: Yomar Augusto

This guy is just one of my type 🙂 Yomar Augusto is a multi-disciplined graphic designer and artist from Brazil based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands and in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Born in Brasilia and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Yomar initially trained as a graphic designer before going on to study photography at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.

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He then started his own studio in Rio before completing a Masters in Type Design from The Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, The Netherlands between 2004 and 2005.

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Yomar has presented both commercial and conceptual projects with solo exhibitions in Asia, Europe and South America, while also designing for a host of brands including EMI, MTV & Warner music in Brazil; 180 Amsterdam, adidas (for the 2010 FIFA World Cup) and Icon Network in The Netherlands; Fur Fur and Graniph in Japan; and Random House in New York City.

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He also teaches typography for advertising at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam and has held experimental calligraphy and book art workshops in many countries, including Brazil, Russia, Turkey, China, Denmark, Spain, Portugal, Germany and The Netherlands.

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In 2011, Yomar has been invited to talk at TDC New York and has also been published at TDC Tokyo, Japan.

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Solo exhibition Andoverpis has been held at the Catapult Gallery in Antwerp, Belgium and Berlugustopol exhibition has been held at Piktogram in Warsaw, Poland.

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http://yomaraugusto.com/

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