Juliette Cezzar is a designer, educator, and writer based in New York City. She is a tenured Associate Professor and former director of BFA Communication Design at Parsons School of Design. She has been a board member of The Brooklyn Rail since 2018. While her home base is in the Communication Design programs, she loves to teach design to non-designers. She has been teaching Design and the Future of Publishing in the MA Creative Publishing and Critical Journalism program in the New School for Social Research since 2015, and Visual and Interactive Design for Digital Products at Cornell Tech since 2018.
While books anchor her design practice, her work has spanned a variety of media for clients such as UCLA Architecture and Urban Design, Tartine, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Eleven Madison Park, MoMA, Vh1, The New York Times, and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Art, and Planning. Her work has received awards and accolades from AIGA’s 50 Books/50 Covers, the Type Director’s Club, and D&AD, and has appeared in numerous books and magazines.
Her essays on design history and design education have appeared in She Ji, Eye on Design, Design Observer, Counter Signals, and a number of other small publications. She is the author of The AIGA Guide to Careers in Graphic and Communication Design (Bloomsbury Academic), co-author of Designing the Editorial Experience (Rockport) and author-designer of four other books.
She holds an MFA in Graphic Design from Yale University and a professional degree (B. Arch) in Architecture from Virginia Tech. She served as President of AIGA NY from 2014–16.