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The Feliciano Type Foundry represents the typographic and type design work of Mário Feliciano who was born in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal in 1969. Studied graphic design at IADE Lisbon until 1993. Just before concluding his studies, he began to work as a graphic designer at Surf Portugal magazine. In 1994 founded his own design studio (Secretonix) working in wide range of design projects. In 2001 creates his own digital type foundry (Feliciano Type Foundry) and began publishing his own type designs and designing custom typefaces. Member of the ATYPI since 1997 and the local organizer of the annual conference in Lisbon (2006), Mário has delivered lectures in several international events. His typefaces range from contemporary display and text fonts to classic interpretations of early Spanish types. His designs include exclusive fonts for Banco Espírito Santo, and for the newspapers, Expresso, El País and Svenska Dagbaldet, being his most popular design, Flama, used by The Sunday Times, Politiken, Playboy and Newsweek among many other publications. Member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale) since 2009.