Alessandro Segalini was born in Piacenza, Italy, and currently lives in San Marcos, Texas.
He is a communication designer who specializes in typography.
Segalini's design and research interests include linguistics, book and editorial design, information design, typeface design, calligraphy and lettering, visual identities and designing for multiple languages.
Segalini studied design at the Polytechnic of Milan and visual communication at the University of Art and Design of Helsinki. He holds a MFA in industrial design from the Politecnico di Milano. Currently he is a faculty member at Texas State University, School of Art & Design, focusing on typographic design and design education.
He is member of the editorial board of Multi, the RIT journal of diversity and plurality in design.
Hemingway™ designed by Alessandro Segalini was inspired by the prize winning novel "The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway.