The Cooper Union

Founded as a tuition-free college by philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union is the alma mater of many noteworthy typographers and lettering artists including Herb Lubalin, Milton Glaser, Ellen Lupton, Seymour Chwast, Lou Dorfsman, and more. The school is home of the Type@Cooper typeface design program as well as the Herb Lubalin Study Center, an archive of modern graphic design.

Contact information

  • The Cooper Union
  • 7 East 7th Street (between 3rd & 4th Avenues)
  • 10003
  • New York
  • US