Sol Matas is an Argentinian type designer born in Buenos Aires. She holds a degree in Graphic Design from Universidad de Buenos Aires, as well as a specialisation degree in Digital Design and a postgraduate diploma in Type Design from the same school.
She started her career as a graphic designer at the Saatchi & Saatchi agency. In 2001, she founded her own branding studio Sonnenshine, through which she has been working for clients in Latin America, Europe and the United States.
In 2013 she decided to move to Berlin and since then, she has focused on developing font projects in Latin, Cyrillic, Greek, Oriya and Devanagari. In 2019, she founded her own type venture, Hungry Type Society.
She has repeatedly lectured on type design, and given numerous workshops in events and schools in Latin America, Europe and Asia.