Irene Vlachou

Founder FauxFoundry

Irene Vlachou

Irene Vlachou is a typeface designer working between Athens and Bristol. In 2004 she gained her Masters in type design at the Univ. of Reading and since then she has been collaborating with intern. type foundries and corporations as a type designer and as a Greek type consultant. From 2013 to 2019 she was a senior designer and variable font expert at Type-Together (Protipo, Portada, Bree, Catalpa). Notable Greek work includes: Colvert (2012, Typographies.fr), Parmigiano (2014, Typotheque) and Stratos (2018, Production Type). In 2017, in collaboration with Laurenz Brunner, she designed the Greek counterpart of the Documenta exhibition’s identity font, Bradford Greek.
In 2019, together with Laurence Penney, she launched FauxFoundry, a webfont service using variable font technology.

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