Typeface design education from Cooper Union

Diego Vainesman

Guest Speaker
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Diego Vainesman, design director.

He runs his own design studio 40N47 Design, Inc. in New York City.

Teaches “Type: Bridging Image and Context” for the MFA Visual Narrative program at the School of Visual Arts.

Judges competitions, gives talks, and teaches design and branding workshops in Europe, Latin America and Asia.

Diego was the first Latin president of the Type Directors Club (TDC), and developed Master classes for different audiences. He designed the 25th Annual of the TDC50’s competition, he was Chairman of the TDC52’s competition and judge of the TDC 68th competition. Actually, he is the Club’s Latin American liaison.

He recently published, through Kickstarter, the book “Logo: the face of branding”. He interviewed 40 designers from the five continents.

Clients include: American Express, Art Deco Society of New York, Canon, Hotel Palacio del Inka, Hotel Paracas, Hotel Tambo del Inka, IBM, New York State Democratic Committee, Pfizer, Print Magazine, Saturn, Subaru, The Bronx High School of Science, and Zenith Optimedia.

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