Toshi Omagari


Toshi Omagari is a type designer born in Japan. After graduating from Musashino Art University in Tokyo, he went on to study typeface design at the University of Reading in 2010–2011. Since then, he has been working full-time as a typeface designer at Monotype in London. He won the 2014 Modern Cyrillic competition with Marco, the TDC Certificate of Excellence in Type Design 2014 for Metro Nova, and Greek 1st prize in Granshan competition for Neue Haas Unica.

Toshi also translates typographical contents of all kinds of media to Japanese, such as Fred Smeijers’s Counterpunch, Doug Wilson’s Linotype: the film, and Georg Seifert’s font editor Glyphs.