Pablo Medina has a BFA in drawing and an 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. His documentary film El Play won Best Documentary Short at the Urbanworld Film Festival. 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 currently runs his studio from the Trestle Art Space in Brooklyn.