Sueh Li



SUEH LI is a type designer and typographer from Penang, Malaysia. She runs hrftype, a type design studio that specialises in multi-script typography and font development. 


After graduating from the Type and Media Master program at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, she started to cultivate interest in exploring local identity through typography and type design. She enjoys documenting unique typographic visual culture and heritage in Malaysia. Her work covers a broad range, from creating custom typeface for branding projects to curating typographic exhibition and designing multilingual type in non-Latin script (including Chinese and Arabic).  


She is also the founder of Huruf, a type collective that strives to encourage greater awareness of typography and type design in Malaysia via research, workshops, and events. She teaches typography in local institution on a part-time basis.



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