Alessandro Segalini

Alessandro Segalini is a communication designer who specializes in typography. He studied and practiced graphic design and calligraphy both formally and informally in Milan, Helsinki, Philadelphia and Rome. ¶ He was born in Piacenza, Italy, and currently lives in Izmir, Turkey. Alessandro co-created ISType (Istanbul Type Seminars), a lecture and workshop series devoted to encouraging typographic literacy in Turkey. ¶ In regards to education, he believes that knowledge is constructed by the learner through action—it is mediate, not immediate. Education is a process of living, and not a preparation for future living. With his wife Esen they are watching Elisa & Andrea growing up. ❦