Pilar Cano is a graphic and typeface designer from Barcelona, where she gained her first degree in Graphic Design. During this degree she studied for 6 months at Lahti Polytechnic (Lahti, Finland), where she started to think of the possibility of studying type design.
In 2006 she graduated from the MA in typeface design at the University of Reading, UK. The same year she co-founded Mídori, a graphic design studio specialising in editorial design. Currently she works on her own as graphic and typeface designer as well as teaching typography at BA level.
Pilar partially edited and wrote the book typosphere, and has developed custom typeface design projects.
[Pilar Cano, January 2010]