Jason Tselentis

Professor of Design


Tselentis has completed print and interactive design for corporations, academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, and charities. He has consulted award-winning creative agencies on best practices. Jason has volunteered as Development Director for the Charlotte AIGA, and has served on their Advisory Board. His writings about design and visual culture have appeared in Arcade, Eye, mental_floss, Open Manifesto, Print and How magazines. He was a Print contributing editor. His book Type, Form & Function covers typography fundamentals for the novice to advanced designer. Typography Referenced, co-authored with leading educators and professionals from around the world, covers nearly every aspect of typography and lettering including history and contemporary usage. Jason contributed to The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design, a reference for design professionals, enthusiasts, and educators. And his book The Graphic Designer's Electronic-Media Manual demonstrates the principles and practices necessary for producing design for the web. He has blogged for RockPaperInk, AIGA, and Fonts.com, and writes for HOWdesign.com and PrintMag.com.


Visual Communication Design, Typography


M.F.A., Visual Communication Design, University of Washington B.F.A., Studio Art, University of Nebraska