Jane Patterson

Jane Patterson

Ben Shahn

Ben Shahn

The Ben Shahn Folk Alphabet was originally created as a form of lettering in 1940 and reconstructed and redesigned by Maurizio Osti in 1995 with the consent and approval of Mrs Bernarda Shahn and the Estate of Ben Shahn. © The Estate of Ben Shahn/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
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Maurizio Osti

Maurizio Osti

Maurizio Osti, artist, teacher, graphic and web designer, was born in Sasso Marconi, a small town outside Bologna, Italy, famous as the country place where the Nobel prize winner Guglielmo Marconi made his experiments and launched the first wireless message. He lives and works in Bologna. As an artist, he has participated in many national and international exhibitions including: Testuale. Le parole e le immagini, Milano, 1979; Linee della ricerca artistica in Italia 1960-80, Roma 1981; Undicesima Quadriennale, Roma 1986; Arte e Alchimia, XLII Biennale di Venezia, 1986; Poesia Totale,...
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Jane Patterson holds degrees in fine and computer arts from Colorado College and the School of Visual Arts in New York. She specializes in color theory and type design. She has lectured and instructed courses at the School of Visual Arts, Yale University School of Design, Kodak Center for Creative Imaging, and the Art Center College of Design, Europe. Apprenticed to Ed Benguiat at Photolettering Inc., Jane turned to life as a type designer, joining the Font Bureau in 1991, where she became Senior Designer & Office Manager. Today she is the founder of Design Lab SRL, Milan, Italy.