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From the Archive: Louise Fili

Food, Type, and All Things Italian


Friday, February 11, 2022
8:00 pm


Virtual Event


Penny Stamps Speaker Series
Open to the public
Free of charge
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We’re starting the Winter 2022 series virtually with a selection of favorite presentations from the archive. This Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series event originally took place on February 112016

Louise Fili is director of Louise Fili Ltd, a New York City design firm specializing in brand development for restaurants, specialty food packaging, and book design. The co-author of over twenty books on design and typography with her husband, Steven Heller, Fili has also written and designed books on Italian design and culture. She has received Gold and Silver medals from the Society of Illustrators, is a member of the Art Directors Hall of Fame, and is a recipient of the Medal for Lifetime Achievement from both the AIGA and the Type Directors Club. A best-selling monograph of her work, Elegantissima, was published in 2012. Panorama Magazine in Milan wrote: Few designers from the other side of the Atlantic understand Italian art and culture better than Louise Fili.”

With support from Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3).


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