Born 1976 in Lisbon, Portugal. Studied graphic design at IADE. He started his career as an illustrator and graphic designer but soon he discover a passion for type design. He had the first opportunity to develop custom typefaces at the "T- Raso" studio (Lisbon-1997). After that experience, he couldn't stop creating his own typefaces. In 2000 he started his own website and showcase — Vanarchiv.