Alessia Mazzarella

Part-time Graphic Design Teacher

Alessia Mazzarella is an Italian typeface designer and font engineer based in London. She started her career working and designing typefaces for prominent English foundries—during this time, she worked on many successful international projects. In 2020, Alessia co-founded Typeland a type design practice, with her partner Vaibhav Singh. The studio specialises in custom, retail, and multi-script typeface design, combining innovative research with careful attention to detail to produce unique and high-quality designs. Typeland’s work has been recognised internationally and has received various awards over the years, including a D&AD pencil.


"Being in conversation with fresh perspectives that challenge my own is an enriching experience, and this is a key part of the day to day exchange with students. Being able to witness the growth of their thinking and skills is also deeply satisfying."