Typeface design education from Cooper Union

Marta Bernstein

Guest Speaker
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Marta Bernstein is a designer, researcher, teacher and co-founder of the digital type foundry CAST. Type and typography are her true passions and the common threads of all her projects. She has a soft spot for 19th Century type, a topic she’s been researching for a decade. She’s given talks on various type topics at Typographics NYC, ATypI, The Letterform Archive, Typelab, Kerning Conference. She is a member of Nebiolo History Project, aiming to research archival evidence of Italy’s most renowned type foundry. Marta collaborates with international companies, start-ups and public institutions internationally. She has decade long experience in developing identities across various media, designing exhibitions, and signage systems. She is currently Associate Creative Director at Studio Matthews in Seattle. Her teaching roles have included: part-time faculty at USC Roski, adjunct professor in Typography at Milan’s Polytechnic University, visiting professor in Architecture and Design at the University of Navarra, and lecturer for the Interior Design master at Tongji University, Shanghai. Marta completed her B.Sc. & M.Sc. in Graphic Design at Milan’s Polytechnic and her M.Des in type design at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague. Follow Marta on Twitter and Instagram.

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