I 💙❤️ books. I view reading, writing, illustrating, and designing books as paths to personal growth, and believe growth is common to everyone’s central purpose. I’m an art director in the hardcover picture book group at Scholastic Inc., the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books. After hours I teach critical issues for The City College of New York. I also write essays for Design Observer, participate in Adobe’s Type Advisory Council, and manage my own display font foundry which developed a typeface for Google Fonts. My work has won awards from the Type Directors Club, Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Print Magazine, and my experimental poetry is included in the permanent collection of the MoMA Library. I live and work in New York City. If you’d like to get in touch I’d be happy to chat via email or Twitter.

Brian LaRossa