Lisa is a designer, educator and speaker. Her work and research engages design histories, typography, and user experiences in relationship to projected, screen- and image-media. Lisa cut her teeth in New York City at various studios including 2×4, Pentagram, mgmt. design, Wolff Olins, and Metropolis magazine before starting an independent studio practice. She holds an MFA and BFA in Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and a post-graduate certificate in Typeface Design from Type@Cooper NYC. Since 2008, she has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in design at Parsons School of Design, Queens College CUNY, Marymount Manhattan College, and Oklahoma State University. She is currently a full-time Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.