A day in the life: a brand designer at Monotype

type designer Marie Boulanger
(Image credit: Monotype)

Marie Boulanger is a type designer and brand designer at Monotype. Based in London but born in France, she is fascinated by type, and her book XX, XY explores the relationship between letters and gender stereotypes, and how these affect the design world. 

Boulanger dreamt of working at Monotype before she finally got a job at the type specialists a couple of years ago. Her dream job, outside of the type world is "anything culinary," Food and food design is my other big passion, she explains. "Putting it out there if you're a chef, food professional or writer who needs custom type..."

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