The things we make start small. They start with lines we draw, lines we write, lines we scribble in haste. Those first few marks come at various times, in various locations. If we’re fortunate, they lure more and more to come. 

My name is Julio Martínez. This site is a collection of illustrations, drawings, typographic studies, and other explorations carried out over the last few years, mostly as personal initiatives but occasionally for clients. I was born in México City and now live & work in San Francisco, California.

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