Elí Castellanos studied graphic design in Oaxaca, Mexico. He has published retail fonts with different foundries; he has also produced fonts for Mexican type designers. During 8 years, he was teaching typography in Mexico. His work has been selected by the Typography Biennial Tipos Latinos. In 2011 he received the Excellence in Typography Award by Communication Arts Magazine. In 2014 he won the Gold Prize by the Morisawa Type Design Competition. Currently he works as a fulltime font developer in London, UK.