I'm a type designer and letterist based in Porto, Portugal. I also write and teach about type-related subjects.

Scannerlicker! is a micro type foundry run by me, Fábio Duarte Martins, since 2009. This is my solo venture, after roughly a decade working as a graphic designer.

I fell in love with letters and gradually ended up doing just type design. I hope you enjoy my work as much as I do!

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Every typeface is design with lots of love and released onto the world so you can make beautiful things with it.

Want to have a look at what you can own?

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Can't find the perfect typeface?
Then we can craft it together, tailor-made just for you.

Whether you need some missing characters, want to correct your logo, need some titles or want a full feature custom typeface, I'm your man.

I have designed typefaces for clients such as Sony Computer Entertainment (Minecraft, woo!), ABC Network, Disney, FEST and Clockwork Watch, to name a few.

I'm more than happy to have a chat with you, so we can sort out how I can help you.

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Want to know what I can do in 40 minutes?
Everyday (well, almost), I make a micro-typeface (one word’s worth of glyphs) in 40 minutes.

Typerobics is my daily journal of typeface sketches, where I log a skill development game: a word is designed, from scratch, under 40 minutes.

It also serves as a catalogue of type styles, so feel free to check it out if you're wondering about what I'm able to do.

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Want to learn about type?
I enjoy teaching dearly, so much that I blog about type design and typography regularly, for free.

Typography and type design are silent and subtle crafts, filled with optical illusions, tech-geekery, odd terms and apparent esoteria.

But, as any craft, it can be mastered. If you'd like to learn some more about type, check my articles.

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