Edward Fella is an artist and graphic designer whose work has had an important
influence on contemporary typography here and in Europe. He practiced professionally
as an commercial artist in Detroit for 30 years before receiving an MFA in Design
from the Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1987. He has since devoted his time to teaching
and his own unique self-published work which has appeared in many design
publications and anthologies. In 1997 he received the Chrysler Award and in 1999 an Honorary Doctorate from CCS in Detroit. His work is in the National Design Museum
and MOMA in New York.