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Marta Bernstein

Marta Bernstein
Teaches In
Communication Arts
Graphic Design

M.Des. Type Design,  Royal Academy of Art ; B.Sc. & M.Sc.Graphic Design at Polytechnic University of Milan


Marta Bernstein is senior designer at Studio Matthews, a design studio based in Seattle. Marta collaborates with international companies, several start-ups and public institutions. She has a decade long experience in developing identities across various media, and designing wayfinding and EGD systems.

Type and typography are her true passions and the common threads of all her projects. She has a soft spot for 19th Century type, a topic she has been researching for more than ten years. 

Marta has been teaching on a regular basis in international universities and design schools. Her teaching roles include: adjunct professor in Typography at Milan’s Polytechnic, visiting professor in Architecture and Design at University of Navarra and regular lecturer for the Interior Design master at Tongji University, Shanghai. She has been a speaker at international type conferences and venues like Typographics NYC, the Letterform Archive and ATypI. 

She is one of the founders of CAST digital type foundry. She is a board member of Nebiolo History Project, a research collective investigating Italy’s most renowned type foundry, Nebiolo Torino. Marta completed her B.Sc. & M.Sc. in Graphic Design at Milan’s Polytechnic and her M.Des in type design at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague.  She is a member of AIGA and

Instagram @martabernstein