Aoife Mooney

Aoife Mooney is an Assistant Professor in the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State University, where she teaches classes in Typography, Graphic Design, Identity and Typeface Design. She is a practicing typeface designer and holds an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading. Her research interests are aligned and centered around the practice and theory of this field, including the broader cultural contexts and implications of typeface design and its relationship to other design fields. Her most recent research focuses on the relationship between type design and language, and the role of modularity in the design and construction of typefaces.