Principal, Louise Fili Ltd.


Skidmore College, School of Visual Arts

Professional Experience

Senior Designer, Herb Lubalin, 1976-1978. Designer of over 2,000 book jackets as Art Director of Pantheon Books, 1976-1978. Designer of Good Housekeeping seal of approval and monogram for Tiffany & Co.

Honors and Awards

Gold and Silver Medals - New York Art Directors Club and The Society of Illustrators, Premio Grafico - Bologna Book Fair, Three James Beard Award nominations, SVA Masters Series Award and Exhibition, October 2016, Medal of Lifetime Achievement - AIGA and Type Directors Club


Italian Art Deco (Co-author), Dutch Moderne, Streamline, Cover Story, British Modern, Deco Espana, German Modern, French Modern, Typology, Counter Culture, Design Connoisseur, Scripts, Shadow type, Stencil Type, The Civilized Shopper's Guide to Florence, Italianissimo, Elegantissima, Grafica della Strada

Louise Teaches

Fall Seminars