President, Louise Fili Ltd.
BFA Design


BS, Skidmore College

Collections include

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; Library of Congress; Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; Musée des Art Decoratifs

Books include

The Civilized Shopper’s Guide to Florence; Elegantissima: The Design and Typography of Louise Fili. Co-author, Typology: Type Design from the Victorian Era to the Digital Age; Euro Deco: Graphic Design Between the Wars; Streamline: American Art Deco Graphic Design; Stylepedia: A Guide to Graphic Design Mannerisms, Quirks, and Conceits; Design Connoisseur: An Eclectic Collection of Imagery and Type; Italianissimo; Scripts: Elegant Lettering from Design’s Golden Age

Awards and honors include

Hall of Fame Laureate, Art Directors Club; gold and silver awards, Art Directors Club; Medal for Lifetime Achievement, AIGA; Society of Illustrators; Premio Grafico, Bologna Book Fair