Jonathan Pierini is a type designer and graphic designer. He holds a BA in graphic design and visual communication from the ISIA Urbino and a MA in Type and Media from the Royal Academy of Arts of The Hague, The Netherlands. After some experiences working for graphic design offices and collaborating with the ISIA Urbino and the Università per Stranieri di Perugia, Jonathan moves to London to work at Dalton Maag Ltd type design office (2010/2011), getting involved in projects for clients such as Nokia and Vodafone. He is currently working at the Free University of Bolzano Bozen – Faculty of Design and Art as Researcher and Lecturer in Graphic Design. He is a PhD candidate at the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication of the University of Reading. His interest goes for projects which ask the designer to be involved from the very first steps of the design process. His projects are based on thorough research and passionate experimentation. Jonathan is currently investigating the relationship between texts and places and the possibility to design textual places in order to contribute to a dense narrative space. Since 2013 he is part of the research project EDDES– Educating through/with Design. Illustration by Eszter Zetelaki.
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