Juan Villanueva is a Brooklyn-based typeface designer, lettering artist, and educator.
Originally from Peru, he grew up in Clifton, NJ and has a BFA in Graphic Design, Illustration and Animation from Montclair State University. He is a proud graduate of the Type@Cooper Extended Program and can frequently be found bumming around all the lectures and type related events.
He currently spends his days designing typefaces at Monotype, and has taught typography at The City College of New York and graphic design at the Cooper Union Summer Art Intensive Program. He is an active member of the Type Directors Club and is on the board at the Society of Scribes.