Alyssa is a Detroit-based graphic designer with a love of typography, materiality and storytelling. She is currently a senior designer at Span and is open for freelance opportunities.

Portrait by Leah Wendzinski.


Slanted #42 (Books): Featured Project—2023

Slanted #40 (Experimental Type): Featured Project—2022

Society of Typographic Arts: STA 100—2022, 2021, 2020 (Judge’s Choice: Tré Seals, Vocal Type Co.), 2019, 2018

Docomomo US: Modernism in America Award of Excellence—2021

Tokyo TDC: Annual Awards—2021

Communication Arts: Typography Annual 11—2021

For the Love of Letterpress: A Printing Handbook for Instructors & Students: Featured Projects—2019

The Design Kids: Featured Graphic Designer—2018

Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection: Acquisition—2018

Kantar: Information is Beautiful Awards Longlist—2018

Michigan Alumnus: Featured LEAD Scholar—2016


ReFramed and ReCovered—Chicago Architecture Center, 2023

Free & Open Chicago—Design Museum of Chicago, 2022

Design and Healing: Creative Responses to Epidemics—Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Musem, 2021

Typeforce 11—Co-Prosperity Sphere, 2020

Show Don’t Tell: The 2018 VCD Show—Design Museum of Chicago, 2018

SAIC Spring Undergraduate Exhibition—Sullivan Galleries, 2018


School of the Art Institute of Chicago

BFA: Emphasis in Visual Communication Design

University of Michigan
BBA: Emphasis in Marketing, Minor in Spanish