Vignelli Center Lecture: Faride Mereb
Faride Mereb is a Venezuelan award-winning book designer, researcher, and educator based in New York City. She is presenting on campus as part of the Vignelli Center for Design Studies' Design Conversations lecture series at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, in MAGIC Spell Studios' Wegmans Theater.
Having Caribbean and Middle Eastern heritage, and a profound love of books has deeply influenced her work, giving it a hybrid nature. Her experience encompasses designing for newspapers, directing creative projects for academic institutions, printed matter for children’s books, and teaching. Mereb holds ongoing artistic collaborations in Latin America and Europe.
She is a current board member of the American Printing History Association (APHA), a member of The Bibliographical Society of America, and Center for Book Arts. Mereb founded Letra Muerta in 2014 and worked on multiple collaborations in association with printer Javier Aizpurua from Ex Libris Press . Besides teaching, she has worked with companies such as Penguin Random House, Kenning Editions, Cuban Artists Around the World, Ugly Duckling Presse and many more. She loves literature and philosophy, coffee, designer jewelry, and dogs. Mereb was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia University in New York City, and currently, she directs her own design studio.
When and Where
Open to the Public