About Hipertipo

Hipertipo is the typographic laboratory of Gustavo Ferreira.

Hipertipo makes fonts and tools to make fonts.


hypertype = hypertext + typography

Hipertipo is a new word to describe the intersection between hypertext and typography.

Gustavo Ferreira

independent designer and developer

born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1977)
living and working in Cunha–SP since 2014

work elsewhere

documentation & support (2018–2020)
support, font licensing, etc. (2010)
community management (2009)

teaching experience

design (tipo)gráfico computacional

programming workshop for designers
with Eduardo Omine
1 edition (2014)

python for (typo)graphic designers

programming workshop for designers
with Joancarles Casasín
5 editions (2012-2014)

programação visual

programming workshop for designers
1 edition (2011)

desenho de letras

introductory letter drawing workshop
6 editions (2007–2010)


MA Typeface Design
Type&Media / KABK (2005-06)
MA Communication & Planning
HfG Schwäbisch Gmünd (2004-05)
BA Graphic & Product Design
ESDI / UERJ (1997-2003)


São Paulo, Brazil (2014)
Rencontres de Lure
Lurs, France (2014)
MOTYF Moving Type Festival
Warsaw, Poland (2013)
Escola Muuu
Villa Real, Spain (2013)
The Hague, Netherlands (2006 / 2011)
Congreso Internacional de Tipografia
Valencia, Spain (2011)
ATypI Annual Conference
Helsinki, Finland (2006)