Louise Fili founded her design studio, Louise Fili Ltd in 1989, specializing in brand development for food packaging and restaurants. Fili was a senior designer for Herb Lubalin from 1976-1978 and then became art director of Pantheon Books from 1978-1989. During her tenure at Pantheon she was responsible for two-thousand book jackets, leaving a profound mark on book jacket design in the process. Fili is also a faculty member in SVA’s BFA and MFA Graphic Design programs and has authored or co-authored many books on design and typography. A member of the Art Directors Hall of Fame, Fili has received the medal for Lifetime Achievement from the AIGA and the Type Directors Club.
General Physical Description
The Louise Fili Collection is composed of posters, books, and packaging.
Scope and Contents
The Louise Fili Collection includes wine label designs for Polaner wine importer and a series of limited edition letterpress books representing Fili’s logos and packaging designs, plus posters, packaging, and other books by Fili.
The Louise Fili Collection is open for research.
Louise Fili Collection, [series. item]. Milton Glaser Design Study Center and Archives, Visual Arts Foundation, New York.
The Louise Fili Collection was acquired as a gift from Louise Fili.
Milton Glaser Design Study Center and ArchivesLouise Fili Collection Series 1. Books and Brochures (MG.14.S01)
Milton Glaser Design Study Center and ArchivesLouise Fili Collection Series 2. Packaging (MG.14.S02)
Milton Glaser Design Study Center and ArchivesLouise Fili Collection Series 3. Posters (MG.14.S03)