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Eloïse Parrack was born in Bethesda, USA and graduated with an MA in Sequential Design in 2006 from the University of Brighton. Eloïse has taught extensively within both further and higher art & design education within the UK. She is currently Course Leader of BA(Hons) Graphic Design at the University of Brighton. Prior to this role she taught for ten years on the BA(Hons) Graphic Design at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, developing and leading the Graphic Design Pathway.
From 2007, she co-managed Defalign, a collaborative studio and type foundry, with David Millhouse, davidmillhouse.com
In 2018 Eloïse graduated from the Expert class Type design at the Plantin Institute for Typography in Antwerp, Belgium.
Eloïse was a speaker at ATypI 2018 in Antwerp (with Eli Castellanos). The topic of that talk, Mixed Matrices, is a revival project of Hendrik van den Keere's Small Pica Roman (1578) at the Museum Plantin-Moretus in Antwerp undertaken as a group project while studying at the Plantin Institute of Typography.
Fellow members of this project are Elí Castellanos cocijotype.com, Moritz Kleinsorge identity-letters.com, Álvaro Franca alvarofran.ca and Krassen Krestev www.plantininstitute.be/typedesign. The course is taught be Dr Frank E Blokland, founder of Dutch Type Library dutchtypelibrary.nl
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