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Miguel Sousa

Miguel Sousa is a Portuguese-American type designer and font developer, with a degree in Technology and Graphic Arts from the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar, and a Masters in Typeface Design from the University of Reading, England.

While studying at Reading, Miguel designed Calouste: a typeface covering both Latin and Armenian scripts, which received a Type Directors Club award in 2006.

That same year, he joined the Type Development team at Adobe in San Jose, California. There he has continued his focus on non-Latin language systems, and mastering the details of font technologies. He is the manager for Western type development, and likes to design type when he is not writing OpenType features or Python scripts.

Miguel maintains adhesiontext.com, a resource for dynamically generating dummy text in a multitude of languages.