Steven Heller, a recipient of the AIGA Medal for Lifetime
Achievement, is co-chair of the MFA Designer as Author program at
the School of Visual Arts, New York. He is formerly the senior art
director of the New York Times and is a contributing editor and
writer to numerous publications including Print, Eye,
Metropolis, and Grafik. He is the author of many books
on graphic design, most recently Handwritten, New Vintage
Type, and New Ornamental Type.
Lita Talarico is co-chair of the MFA Designer as Author program at the School of Visual Arts, New York. She was the founding managing editor of American Illustration & Photography and has written for numerous other publications, including as a reporter-at-large for Graphis. She is a founding associate of Bill Lacy Design.