Fabio Haag is a pioneer of Brazilian type design, having established his first foundry in 2006, whose projects were selected and exhibited in more than 9 countries. In 2008 he joined one of the most important global type foundries, based in London.
During eight years, he grew into many roles, up to Deputy Creative Director at global level. Together with an international team, he worked for 5 out of the 12 World’s Best Brands, according to Interbrand’s report. In 2016, he decided it was time for a change, a time to reconnect, and became an independent type designer.
His work is seen on major technology brands and also on the largest sport event worldwide in 2016, hosted by Rio de Janeiro. He gives talks about typography applied to branding from the South Brazil up to New York, and teach courses in schools such as Perestroika, RedHook, Unisinos, UniRitter, Feevale e Univates.
Interview for 99U
How the 2016 Olympic Logo and Font Were Created
Interview for FontShop’s Designer Spotlight
The Brazilian Type Scene
Interview for FontShop’s Font Feed
A Typographic Look Ahead At Rio 2016
Featured in the Book ‘The 100 Best Typefaces Ever’
The Greatest Fonts Countdown
Interview for Brazilian TV (Portuguese only)
OlimPiangers: a fonte Rio 2016