bruggen Ramiro Espinoza became interested in type design when he was a student at the Universidad Nacional del Litoral in Santa Fe, Argentina. After graduation he taught Typography at the Universidad de Buenos Aires — under the direction of Silvia Gonzalez. In 2003 he moved to The Netherlands and studied at the KABK in The Hague. Since then he has been a contributor to 'Tipográfica' and 'Tiypo' design magazines, researched vernacular Dutch lettering and worked in numerous freelance assignments for FontShop International. In 2007 he founded ReType type foundry to market his typefaces.

bruggen Paula Mastrangelo is an Argentinian designer living in Barcelona. After graduating from Escola d’art i Disseny (EINA) she worked at La Vanguardia, Catalonia’s leading newspaper. Since then she has focused on corporate magazines and became an editorial art director. The past 15 years Paula has designed or managed the media of many of the most important local and international firms operating in Spain. In 2009 and 2010, the International Association of Business Communicators awarded her designs with their “Gold Quill” prize. In 2012 Paula decided to further specialize in typography and completed a post-graduate Master course in type design at EINA. Upon graduation she started to collaborate with Retype, participating in the production process of the calligraphic script Medusa. The Laski Slab type family — her graduation project — has now been released commercially by Retype.

bruggen David Quay studied graphic communication at Ravensbourne College of Art & Design from 1963-67. For the next seven years he worked in various leading London design companies as a packaging and graphic designer. In 1975 he became a freelance designer specializing in lettering and logotypes. In 1987 he formed his own company David Quay Design to concentrate on graphic and typographic design. He also began to design his first text typefaces which were subsequently released by The International Typeface Corporation in New York and H Berthold ag in Germany. Since 1989 he has worked closely with Freda Sack on a broad range of type projects. In 1990 they co-founded The Foundry, to design, manufacture and market their own exclusive typefaces.

bruggen Yomar Augusto – designer of 'Lasagna' type family – is one of the brightest stars in the new Latin American graphic design scene. He has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Rio de Janeiro and a Master in Type Design from the KABK in The Hague, The Netherlands. He has been involved in two Rojo ArtStorm projects and been published by Taschen in 'Contemporary Graphic Design', which showcases 100 of the world's most progressive designers.
He took part in the Letter Forest art show, which featured experiments in calligraphy, painting, drawing and printmaking, and was held at Nanzuka Underground Gallery in Tokyo, Japan.