Louise Fili

Louise Fili is director of Louise Fili Ltd, specializing in food packaging and restaurant identities. Fili was art director of Pantheon Books for eleven years, where she designed over 2000 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, and 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 Hall of Fame, she has also received the medal for Lifetime Achievement from both the AIGA and the Type Directors Club.