Ale Paul is one of the founders of the Sudtipos project, the first Argentinean type foundry collective.
Ale’s career as an art director landed him in some of Argentina’s most prestigious studios, and handling such high-profile corporate brands as Arcor, Procter & Gamble, SC Johnson, Danone, and others. With the founding of Sudtipos in 2002, Ale shifted his efforts to typeface design, creating fonts and lettering for several top packaging agencies, along with commercial faces.
In 2006 he was a speaker at TMDG, the largest Latin American graphic design event in history - more than 4,000 designers were in attendance. He has also taught seminars and spoken at the TypoBerlin, TypeCon, Pecha Kucha and AtypI conferences, at the Type Directors Club in New York City, and at events in Spain, Portugal, Chile, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Uruguay, Mexico and Canada.
His work has been featured in publications around the globe, including CommArts, Print, Step, Creative Review, Visual, Creative Arts, Novum, and many others.
He has walked away with awards from numerous design competitions. He has received three Type Directors Club TDC2 awards, in 2008 for Burgues Script, 2009 for Adios Script and recently a new one for Poem Script.
He teaches a postgraduate typography program at the University of Buenos Aires, where he previously taught graphic design. He was designed ATypI’s country delegate.
Cooper Union, Foundation Builidng, 6:00pm — 7:30pm, 7 East 7 Street, Room 215, New York, NY 10003.
TDC member: $10
(Additional $5 surcharge on above admission prices at the door on the night)