Rana Abou Rjeily

Rana Abou Rjeily works as a graphic designer and educator. She has been teaching graphic design and typography courses since 2007 at Notre Dame University and currently at the Lebanese University, Faculty of Fine Arts and Architecture in Lebanon. Rana is passionate about both Western and Eastern visual culture and enjoy the challenges of working in an environment where different cultures and languages interact and creatively engage.

Rana is the author of Cultural Connectives, a typographic book bridging Arabic and Latin scripts published in New York in 2011. She is also a co-founder of Lebtivity — the number one social calendar for events in Lebanon.

Alongside her teaching career, Rana takes on design consultancy projects, in Lebanon and abroad with various corporate clients as well as NGOs, schools, and the EU commission.

Rana graduated from Notre Dame University with a BA in Graphic Design and later acquired a Masters Degree in Visual communication from Central Saint Martins (London) with an emphasis on type and language.