ABOUT INA SALTZ
Ina Saltz is an art director, designer, writer, photographer and professor (at The City College of New York) whose areas of expertise are typography and editorial publication design. She has written over fifty articles on design-related topics for many design magazines, including Graphis and How. You can read some of Ina’s columns here: www.stepinsidedesign.com.
Ina served as as the Design Director at Time Magazine (International Editions), Worth Magazine, and other magazines such as Golf Magazine, Golf for Women, and Worldbusiness. Ina was one of the first art directors to work on a computer at Time Inc’s Teletext Project, a precursor of the web.
Ina is on the design faculty of the Stanford Professional Publishing
Course, and she has also taught “virtually” for Stanford via webcast.
Here’s a video podcast of an interview with Ina about online cover testing: http://publishingcourses.stanford.edu.
Ina frequently lectures on topics related to magazine design and typography, including, most recently, in Toronto, Atlanta, Denver, Moscow,
Amsterdam and Calgary.
Ina graduated from Cooper Union in New York City; her lifelong love of
letterforms intensified there when she studied calligraphy with Don Kunz.
She has chaired, co-chaired and judged numerous design, typography
and photography competitions; she is a judge for the National Magazine
Awards, the Society of Publication Designers, AIGA, the Type Directors
Ina lives in New York City with her husband. She has no pets or tattoos,
but she does have favorite typefaces (Requiem, Bickham Script, Franklin
Gothic No.2) and favorite characters
(&, Q, Z, R).
"BODY TYPE 2: More Typographic Tattoos" is Ina's third book. It was
published by Abrams Books in 2010, and it is a sequel to "BODY TYPE:
Intimate Messages Etched in Flesh," Ina's first book. Her second book,
published in 2009, is "Typography Essentials: 100 Design Principles for Working With Type." In 2010, "Typography Essentials" was also published in
Download her article in Inked magazine.
Download her interview in Slanted Magazine, a German typography
Ina is continuing her documentation of typographic tattoos for Body Type 3. Send her your typographic tattoo!