Typeface design education from Cooper Union

Barbara Glauber

Guest Speaker
Glauber Barbara
Barbara Glauber founded the New York-based design studio Heavy Meta in 1990. The studio focuses on projects for cultural institutions, collaborating with artists, curators, and editors to create publications, interdisciplinary exhibitions, information graphics, and identities. She has designed over 90 books for clients such as the Whitney Museum, Bard Graduate Center, the Guggenheim Museum, The New School, LACMA, Carnegie Museum of Art, Tang Museum, Morgan Library, Dartmouth College, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Brooklyn Museum. Her publications have been selected for the AIGA 50 Books 50 Covers 17 times and won numerous awards including the Alice Award for the most beautiful illustrated book. She has had the privilege of working on monographs for notable subjects such as Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent, Hilma af Klint, and Kehinde Wiley. Barbara has an MFA from CalArts, teaches design at Yale and Cooper Union, and is a co-curator of the Typographics Conference.

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