Undercase Type is the independent type foundry of Phaedra Charles and Flavia Zimbardi. They met while attending the Type@Cooper Extended Program at the Cooper Union, and have been collaborating since.
Phaedra Charles is a Brooklyn-based typeface designer and lettering artist. From 2011-2014, she was Senior Designer at Louise Fili Ltd, and was a partner at Charles&Thorn, a boutique typographic and illustration studio.
Flavia Zimbardi is a typeface designer and visual artist. Native from Rio de Janeiro, she is currently based in New York and has collaborated with renowned foundries such as Frere-Jones, Commercial Type, and AdobeFonts. Flavia was the first Brazilian woman to have a typeface awarded by the Type Directors Club in 2018.