Jason Tselentis

Name: Jason Tselentis
Title: Chair Department of Design, Professor of Design
Education: M.F.A., Visual Communication Design, University of Washington
B.F.A., Studio Art, University of Nebraska
Office: 240 McLaurin Hall
Phone: 803/323-4565
E-mail: tselentisj@winthrop.edu
Area(s): Graphic Design, Typography, Visual Culture

Professor Jason Tselentis teaches visual communication design and typography in Winthrop's Department of Design. He has completed print and interactive design for corporations, academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, and charities. He has consulted award-winning creative agencies on best practices. Jason has volunteered as Development Director for the Charlotte AIGA and has served on their Advisory Board. His writings about design and visual culture have appeared in Adweek, Arcade, Design Observer, Eye, Mental Floss, PanelxPanel, Print, and How magazines. He was a Print contributing editor and has authored four books on design and design history. Type, Form and Function covers typography fundamentals. Typography Referenced, co-authored with leading educators and professionals from around the world, features type and lettering history, and contemporary usage. Jason also contributed to The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design, a reference for design professionals, enthusiasts, and educators. His book The Graphic Designer's Electronic-Media Manual shows how the elements and principles of design factor into digital, interactive, and motion design.