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A communication designer who specializes in typography, Segalini studied and practiced graphic design, typography, type design, and calligraphy in Milan, Helsinki, Philadelphia, Rome, and Izmir. ¶ He was born in Piacenza, Italy, and currently lives in San Marcos, Texas. He teaches at Texas State University and is … Read More
A communication designer who specializes in typography, Segalini studied and practiced graphic design, typography, type design, and calligraphy in Milan, Helsinki, Philadelphia, Rome, and Izmir. ¶ He was born in Piacenza, Italy, and currently lives in San Marcos, Texas. He teaches at Texas State University and is the typographer for Contra Mundum Press, a boutique publisher based in New York and 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 regard 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. With his wife Esen they are watching Elisa & Andrea growing up. ❦ Read Less
In regard 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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