Aoife Mooney

Aoife Mooney is an Assistant Professor at the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State University where she teaches classes in typography, typeface design, and graphic design. She holds an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading (UK) and a BA in Visual Communications from Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland). Her research focuses on the relationship between typography, language and personal expression, and this informs her practice as a typeface designer. She presents on her research regularly and internationally — most recently at TypeCon Seattle and ATypI Warsaw. She has written for Design Observer and Typographica and has worked as a type designer for Google WebFonts, Frere-Jones Type, and Hoefler & Co.