Juan Villanueva

Juan Villanueva is a Brooklyn-based typeface designer, letterer, and educator.

He grew up in Lima, Peru and spent his teenage years in Clifton, NJ. His heart is in both places and his work reflects the best of both cultures. He has a BFA in Graphic Design, Illustration, and Animation from Montclair State University. He is a proud graduate of the Type@Cooper Extended Program.

He currently spends his days designing typefaces at Monotype and teaching typography at The City College of New York. He has also taught graphic design at the Cooper Union Summer Art Intensive Program. He is an active member of AIGA NY, and is also on the board of the Type Directors Club and the Society of Scribes in NYC. His work has been exhibited in NYC, Bangkok, Monterrey, Medellín, and Lima.