Louise Fili | Design in the first person

Louise Fili is the director of Louise Fili Ltd, specializing in food packaging and restaurant identities. Fili was art director of Pantheon Books for 11 years, where she designed more than 2,000 book jackets. She is co-author, with Steven Heller, of Italian Art Deco, British Modern, Dutch Moderne, Streamline, French Modern, Deco España, German Modern, Design Connoisseur, Typology, Stylepedia, Euro Deco, Scripts, Shadow Type, Stencil Type, and Slab Serif Type. Fili has also written and designed Elegantissima, a best-selling monograph of her work, as well as Grafica della Strada, Graphique de la Rue, Gràfica de les Rambles, The Cognoscenti’s Guide to Florence, and Italianissimo. A member of the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame, she has received the AIGA Medal and the TDC Medal.