Office tale of Jesús Morentin, professor in several design schools and typographer at BunkerType.

Be patient and be strict in everything you do.
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Who are you?

Jesús Morentin, the bunkerman!


Your current job:

Professor in several design schools and typographer in BunkerType

In which city are you located?

Barcelona, Spain


A word to define what kind of worker you are:

It’s quite difficult to define it in just one word ¿maybe if I say it fast?

Desinger_typographer_half-artist ;)

What tools are essential to your life (app, software, etc..) ?

Wood and metal types


What does your office space look like?

It looks like a Bunker… It's really a bunker; I work underground


What kind of music do you listen when you are working ?

Jazz… always…


Do you have a way to organize your day to maximize your work ?

My workshop is below ground. I have no external references and there is hardly any noise. I just start working and at some point I finish. I have hardly time references; I do not accept commercial orders…. The term “productivity” is relative in my work in BunkerType.

What tips would you give to improve productivity?

Do not go after it. Assume that you are not going to get it and naturalize it.

You're better than your colleagues to :


I work with movable types. There are not many colleagues who do so; so the answer is easy!

What is the best advice anyone has given you ?

Be patient and be strict in everything you do.


What is your best tip for saving time?

My motto is “Think fast, print slow”


What is your routine start and end of the day ?

My work has several production phases always different; so I never know what I am going to do in the next two-day ….


Aside from your computer and your phone, what gadget can you not you go without?

My headphones… as simple as that.