Jason Tselentis is a designer, writer, and educator living in North Carolina. He has completed print and interactive design for: the Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum Hall of Fame, the National Park Service, Continental Tires, and 20th Century Fox. He has also consulted award-winning creative agencies on best practices, and participated in think tanks and research studies with Intel Labs. As Associate Professor at Winthrop University’s Department of Design, he teaches visual communication design, brand strategy and development, web design, and typography. Jason has volunteered as Development Director for the Charlotte AIGA, and has served on their Advisory Board since 2009 focusing on education and membership.
His writings about design and visual culture have appeared in Arcade, Eye, mental_floss, Open Manifesto, and How magazines. His book Type, Form & Function explores typography fundamentals for the novice to advanced designer. Typography Referenced, co-authored with leading educators and professionals from around the world, covers nearly every aspect of typography and lettering including history and contemporary usage, and was named to the 2013 Outstanding Reference Sources List by the American Library Association’s Reference & User Services Association. The Graphic Designer’s Electronic-Media Manual demonstrates how web design principles and practices relate to visual basics that many designers already know.