Nick Misani

Nick Misani is a freelance designer and letterer based in New York City. Born in Milan, he relocated to the US for college and later obtained an MFA in Communications Design from the Pratt Institute in New York City. After being an in-house book cover designer at Penguin Random House, he became the senior designer at Louise Fili Ltd, where he reveled in vintage lettering for three years. In addition to period typography, Nick is passionate about decorative arts and old crafts—especially when reimagined in contemporary, unexpected ways. His work has been featured on a variety of online and print publications including Print Magazine, Fast Company, The Dieline, Wired, Quipsologies, Adobe, and Designboom. In 2014, He was named a Young Gun by the Art Directors Club and has received recognition from both the Type Directors Club and the AIGA. Clients include: Target, PepsiCo, The Village Voice, Airbnb, Penguin Random House, the Hillary Clinton Campaign, BBDO, Vanity Fair, Abrams, Simon & Schuster, and Landor.