Ricardo Martins

Ricardo Martins, 36 years old, is a Master of Science (MSc.) on Information Design and professor of Typography, Semiotics and Visual Communication at Federal University of Parana. He is a fellow of the Type Directors Club of New York (USA), a member of the International Institute of Information Design (Austria), a fellow of the Communication Research Institute (Australia) and a member of the Brazilian Society of Information Design. He was rewarded with Editorial Excellence by Brazilian Design Biennial ADG 2004, Samsung Design Awards 2001 and 2003, Apple Creativity Award 1999, ABIGRAF/PR Graphical Excellence, among others. He is the author of the textbook Typography and Communication. He is also applying for a PhD at IIT (Illinois Institute of Technology) to study new approaches to typography.