Emilios Theofanous.
Creative Type Director.

In his words.

Design has to fulfill a purpose, it is the moment the vague becomes determination, the moment a direct action is taken for the interpretation of an idea.

Born in Cyprus, Monotype Creative Type Director Emilios Theofanous has a soft spot for quality Greek and multilingual typography. Since joining Monotype, Emilios has worked on many custom typeface projects for clients across fashion, banking, retail, and automotive sectors, as well as some iconic Monotype Library releases including Helvetica Now Variable. His latest typeface release ‘Touvlo’, has won the Communication Arts award of Excellence for typeface design.  

Being a firm believer of giving back and engaging with young designers, he enjoys giving workshops on type design and related emerging technologies. He is an avid collector of type specimens where he often turns for consultation, research and inspiration. In his spare time he is learning scripting for a more efficient type design process. Emilios is an EsadType graduate in type design, to go with a multidisciplinary background that includes a BSc in Mathematics and an MA in Digital Arts.

Studio releases.

Thought Leadership.

Future London Academy: Typography 3.0 with Monotype.

Emilios Theofanou, Phil Garnham and the team of the Future London Academy revisit their typographic craft, train the eye, and place form back into context.

En la red.

Pódcast Creative Characters.

Emilios charla en este pódcast con Nathan Lance, director creativo de Leap, una agencia de diseño de Truro (Inglaterra) con certificación B Corp.

Monotype y Middlesex.

Phil Garnham y Emilios Theofanous han tenido la oportunidad de presentar dos sesiones en línea: una inicial para poner en marcha el proyecto y otra posterior, durante el semestre, para analizar el proceso, evaluar los diseños y responder a cualquier pregunta relacionada con el diseño de tipos.


Correos, el servicio postal español, es una marca con una antigüedad de más de 350 años. Junto con la agencia de marca Summa, diseñamos una nueva fuente exclusiva para Correos llamada Cartero, en honor a los ilustres profesionales que han conformado la empresa desde sus inicios.

Emilios Theofanous