Studio.

Meet the team.

The Monotype Studio hails from all corners of the globe. We design typefaces for the world’s most beloved brands, and have created some of this century’s most iconic and talked-about designs.

Friedrich Althausen.

Friedrich Althausen is a type designer based in Monotype’s Berlin office. After his studies at the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Friedrich worked as a freelance designer with a special interest in book typography and letter drawing. He has designed typefaces for several textbooks on subjects such as mathematics and Cartography, and his typeface “Vollkorn” became widely known as one of the first free web fonts on the internet.

Felix Kett.

Felix Kett is a Typeface Designer and typographer from Germany. With his interest in type reaching back to early school days, joining the Monotype Studio team in 2020 was only the next logical step. He splits his professional focus between typeface design and technical aspects of font production.

Andy Lethbridge.

Andy Lethbridge is a Type Designer and lettering artist in the Monotype Studio, having previously been part of Fontsmith since 2015. His letterforms have appeared everywhere from banknotes to billboards, and he has created bespoke designs for several global brands.

Kamal Mansour.

Kamal Mansour is a Linguistic Typographer for Monotype. Since the mid 1990s, Kamal has worked on the typography of many languages from around the globe. During that time, he has been involved in the development of the Unicode Standard, which enables the digital support of all the world’s languages. In addition, he has extensively developed code necessary for the correct typographic shaping of many complex writing systems.

Fernando Mello.

Born in São Paulo, Brazil, Senior Type Designer Fernando Mello went to the UK to study in the MA Type Design program at the University of Reading in 2006, from which he was approved with distinction. He soon joined Fontsmith, where for over a decade he has been involved in the creation of several innovative, functional and well-constructed typefaces. Fernando joined the Monotype Studio in January 2020.

Toshi Omagari.

With a focus on multilingual typography, Senior Type Designer Toshi Omagari has created fonts for several major brands and worked on some of Monotype’s most recent major type releases. He is a regular speaker at events like ATypI, sharing his experience and insights on multilingual type design.

Marianna Paszkowska.

As an Advanced Font Engineer for Monotype, Marianna Paszkowska supports type designers and customers by ensuring fonts look and perform as intended. Having discovered a passion for type while studying graphic design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk, Marianna refined her skills at a post-graduate course in type in Warsaw.

Emilios Theofanous.

Born in Cyprus, Monotype Senior Type Designer Emilios Theofanous, has a soft spot for quality Greek and multilingual typography. Since joining Monotype, he has worked on multiple custom and Library projects. Prior joining Monotype, he collaborated with international foundries and contributed to large-scale projects such as Source Serif Greek Italic for Google Fonts and Adobe.

Malou Verlomme.

Malou Verlomme is Senior Type Designer for Monotype, and has been with the company since 2016. His Camille typeface has the honor of being part of the collection at France’s Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP).

Juan Villanueva.

Juan Villanueva is a Type Designer at the Monotype Studio in New York City. His contributions to the Monotype Library include designs such as Walbaum and Sagrantino. He’s worked on custom typefaces for clients including Tencent Sans, Ricky Zoom, and multiple Google Noto fonts.

Terrance Weinzierl.

As a Senior Type Designer in the Monotype Studio, Terrance Weinzierl has been creating and modifying typefaces for the Monotype Library and a wide range of brands since 2008. In addition to working on custom projects for Microsoft, Google, Barnes & Noble, Domino’s and SAP, he’s designed type for video games, professional sports teams and auto manufacturers.