Sol Matas is a type designer from Buenos Aires, currently living in Berlin. She earned degrees in Graphic Design, Digital Design and Typeface Design at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. She started her career as a graphic designer at the Saatchi & Saatchi agency in Buenos Aires and since 2001 she runs her own studio Sonnenshine specializing in branding and custom type design, working for companies from Latin America, Europe and the United States. Co-founder of the type foundry Huerta Tipográfica where she creates and produces typefaces. She has been designing Latin, Cyrillic and Devanagari fonts commissioned by Google Fonts and developed projects in collaboration with a team of type designers from Sri Lanka, among others. Her type projects were selected for the Bienal Tipos Latinos 2010, Tipos Latinos 2012 and the 5th International Typography Congress in Valencia.
Partner, Isometric Studio
Chair, MFA Design for Social Innovation at SVA
Creative Director, Christopher Doyle & Co.
Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy
Founder and Creative Director, ATLASON studio
Partner, Ishan Khosla Design LLP and The Typecraft Initiative
Creative Director and Co-Founder, BLACK and PHUNK
Executive Creative Director, Method Studios
Typeface Designer, Mota Italic
Artist and Designer, Lab New
Pen and ink Illustrator and Writer, Lizzie Mary Cullen
Author, Clothes on Film
Partner, Anagram Architects
Founder and Designer, Studio Myerscough
Co-founder / Type Designer, Ek Type
Creative Director, Dentsu Inc.
Founder & Creative Head, HYPHEN
ECD at Large; and Founder, Lean Mean Fighting Machine
Global Art Manager, Absolut
Type designer and Co-founder, Huerta Tipográfica
Principal, Stephen Burks Man Made