Studio Mitja Miklavčič

We are a design studio

specialised in {typo}graphic solutions.

The Studio was established by Mitja Miklavčič, born 1978, a graphic and typeface designer. After working a few years for advertising agencies and design studios in Slovenia he moved to United Kingdom where he studied MA at the University of Reading. In 2006 he completed the course with distinction and in 2007 his typeface Tisa received the TDC Certificate of Excellence in Type Design. He later worked in London for two more years.

The studio based in Ljubljana is specialised in typeface design, information architecture, branding and editorial design. Besides working with established advertising and branding agencies we also collaborate with well-known typefoudries such as Fontsmith, House Industries, FontShop Int and others.

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Contacts
Studio Mitja Miklavčič
Vrtača 11
1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
email: miklavcic[at]gmail.com or mitja[at]mitja-m.com
UK phone: +44 (0)7964 319 625
SI phone: +386 (0)31 656 493

Awards
2004: Student Preseren Award.
2005: Brumen Award for Gigodesign for Tus corporate identity manual.
2007: TDC Certificate of Excellence in Type Design for Tisa typeface, category Text Family.
2008: Fontshop chooses FF Tisa as one of the 20 Typefaces of 2008.
2009: Winner of the competiton for the new identity for Slovenian Government, in co-operation with Gigodesign. Author of the bespoke typeface.

Press
[1] About typeface design: Computer Arts, December 2006, p. 112-113. [EN]
[2] TDC2, Der Typedesigncontest kürt die besten Schriften weltweit: Tisa von Mitja Miklavcic. Page Magazine, 06.2007, p. 54. [GE]
[3] Entries Selected for Excellence in Typeface Design: Tisa. Typography 28 – The Annual of the Type Directors Club, Collins Design, 2007, p. 281. [EN]
[4] Insight Typography: Grafik Magazine, March 2008, p. 88. [EN]
[5] Londense letters Polices de Londres: Mitja Miklavcic & Sebastian Lester. Add Magazine, magazine for print and other media, 08.2008, p. 24-27. [FR+NL]
[6] Designed.rs: Intervju. On-line interview at Designed.rs. [SRB]
[7] Florian Hardwig. FF Tisa, Designed by Mitja Miklavčič: Typo 40, summer 2010, p. 121-129. [EN+CZ]
[8] Petra Slanič. Tipografija pretvarja govorno v vizualno: MM Kreativ, 2/2010, p. 72-73. [SI]
[9] Oblikovanje republike: arhitektura, oblikovanje in fotografija v Sloveniji 1991-2011. Muzej za arhitekturo in oblikovanje, 2011, p. 200-201, 248-249. [SI]