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Designers Go To Heaven

Designers Go To Heaven
We had the chance this week to interview Andrei Robu one of the leading typographers based in Bucharest, Romania and Bankok Thailand. As founder of Typeverything, Designers go to Heaven and he worked for agencies like Leo Burnett and more around the world. Here is what he has to say about working, life and typography. 1. How did you came to type? What is your artistic background?

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