Michael Rock is a founding partner and Creative Director at 2x4 and Director of the Graphic Architecture Project at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. At 2x4, he leads a wide range of projects for Prada, Nike, Kanye West, Barneys New York, Harvard and CCTV. Since 1991 he has been a member of the design faculty at the Yale School of Art where he holds the rank of Professor (Adjunct). In addition, he was a fellow at the Jan Van Eyck Akademie in Maastricht, The Netherlands, and a contributing editor and graphic design journalist at I.D. Magazine in New York. His writing on design has appeared in publications worldwide. He holds an A.B. in Humanities from Union College and a M.F.A from the Rhode Island School of Design. He is the recipient of the 1999/2000 Rome Prize in Design from the American Academy in Rome and currently serves on the board of the Academy.
New York Times _T Magazine Michael Rock
Khatt Foundation in the New York Times
The Ever-Evolving Typographic Life of the Arabic Language
Fonts and letterforms are more than just design. They’re the very fabric of civilization. So what happens when we can’t write together?