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A communication designer who specializes in typography, Segalini studied and practiced graphic design and calligraphy in Milan, Helsinki, Philadelphia and Rome. He was born in Piacenza, Italy, and currently lives in San Marcos, Texas. He teaches typography and type design at Texas State University and is the typog… Read More
A communication designer who specializes in typography, Segalini studied and practiced graphic design and calligraphy in Milan, Helsinki, Philadelphia and Rome. He was born in Piacenza, Italy, and currently lives in San Marcos, Texas. He teaches typography and type design at Texas State University and is the typographer for Contra Mundum Press, a boutique publisher based in New York & Paris that specializes in world literature and other genres. Segalini co-created ISType (Istanbul Type Seminars), a lecture and workshop series devoted to encouraging typographic literacy in Turkey. In regards to education, he believes that knowledge is constructed by the learner through action—it is mediate, not immediate. Education is a process of living, and not a preparation for future living. Read Less
In regards to education, Alessandro strongly believes that knowledge is constructed by the learner through action—it is mediate, not immediate. Action initiated by the learner himself is the indispensable ingredient of the act of knowing, and art is with us to give structure to reality.
Hemingway™ designed by Alessandro Segalini was inspired by the prize winning novel The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Miller Hemingway. The typeface has been selected for the UK Creative Review Type Annual 2011 within the Display category.
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