Designer, Writer and Educator
Gail Anderson is a New York-based designer, writer and educator. From 2002 through 2010, she served as creative director of design at SpotCo, a New York City advertising agency that creates artwork for Broadway and institutional theater. From 1987 to early 2002, she worked at Rolling Stone, serving as designer, deputy art director and finally, as the magazine’s senior art director. Anderson is co-author, with Steven Heller, of New Modernist Type, as well as New Ornamental Type and New Vintage Type. She is a contributor to Print magazine’s blog Imprint and Uppercase magazine. Anderson teaches at the School of Visual Arts and has served on advisory boards for The Type Directors Club, Adobe Partners by Design and the Society of Publication Designers. She is the recipient of the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Medal from AIGA.