Pablo Medina has an BFA in drawing and a MS in communication design from Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute. Fresh out of grad school he set out to infuse the design world with his typeface designs that drew from his love of Latin-American popular culture. In 1999, his work was exhibited at the prestigious Design Triennial exhibition at the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt Museum. He is also a recipient of the Art Directors Club Young Gun award. He has taught art and design at Parsons School of Design, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and at California College of the Arts (CCA). He now runs his own studio called Design is Culture based in Bushwick, Brooklyn.