tooya stands for -
the office of Yomar Augusto

tooya is a progressive design & typographic studio built for the digital age, with more the 15 years of experience working in Brazil, Europe & United States. In 2016 Tooya relocated to California from NYC. Born in Brasilia and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Yomar initially trained as a graphic designer, earned a Masters in Type Design at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Yomar has also presented commercial and conceptual projects with solo exhibitions in Asia, Europe, North & South America.

Client list:
  • Nike, EU
  • Coca-Cola, Global
  • Google, New York
  • C+P, USA
  • TBWA Europe
  • Saatchi & Saatchi, LA
  • DDB NL Amsteram
  • 180 Amsterdam
  • W+K Amsterdam
  • Warner Music Group
  • MULLEN, Los Angeles
  • Amsterdam World Wide
  • Anomaly, The Netherlands
  • Ogilvy, New York
  • Sid Lee, New York
  • Ogilvy, France

  • Phaidom, UK
  • Communication Arts, USA
  • Wall Paper magazine, UK
  • NOVUM, Germany
  • Now in Production,, USA
  • Type Director Club, Japan
  • Étapes, France
  • Eye magazine, UK
  • Taschen, Germany
  • +81, Japan

Assistant Professor:
SDSU San Diego State University
San Diego, California, USA
(2017 - 2018)

SVA School of Visual Arts
Typography Summer program
New York City, USA
(2015 - 2018)

FIT Fashion Institute of Technology
New York City, NY USA
(2013 - 2015)

WDKA Willem de Kooning Academy
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
(2011 - 2012)

Bauhaus University
(Guest professor)
Weimar, Germany (2010)