KEN MEIER is a graphic designer and partner at Common Name. He teaches Core Lab Typography and Advanced Typography at Parsons, and has taught similar classes at Columbia GSAPP and Rutgers. Prior to co-founding the studio, Ken worked with international design consultancy IDEO and New York’s Project Projects. His work has been published by Unit Editions, Graphic, Creative Review, Computer Arts, idN, Print, and the Type Directors Club, among others. He received his BA in humanities from the University of Chicago and an MFA in graphic design from Yale University.
MFA, Yale University, 2008
BA, University of Chicago, 2003
Core 1: Typography Lecture
Core 2: Typography (Spring 2021)