We are specialists in type design and production for world scripts, offering bespoke solutions and flexible licensing options.
Kostas Bartsokas, Mohamad Dakak, Jason Harcombe, and Pria Ravichandran developed friendships based on their shared interest in type. Foundry5 extends this relationship that leverages their varied capacities, offering bespoke solutions for an ever-expanding global context of type and typography. Foundry5 has its vision set on the future of worldwide design and communication challenges, with the philosophy that all scripts are individually significant and equally receptive to exciting design possibilities.
Mo is a type designer and PhD researcher. He studied visual communication at Damascus University and holds an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading. He has worked as a graphic designer in several countries in the Middle East and currently specialises in Arabic type design.
Dr. Pria Ravichandran
Pria is an alumni of the University of Reading having completed a Masters degree as well as a doctoral research. She focuses her design practice on south Indian scripts. She held the position of Chief Design Officer at URW Typefoundry and has collaborated with Monotype and Google.
Kostas is a type designer and font engineer. He holds an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading and has worked as a senior type designer at URW and as a freelancer consultant and designer, creating original typefaces and expanding script support to Greek and Cyrillic.