Lucille Tenazas

Dezeen Awards 2021 judge Lucille Tenazas

Lucille Tenazas is a graphic designer and educator based in New York and San Francisco. She is the Henry Wolf Professor of Communication Design at Parsons School of Design.

She was the Founding Chair of the MFA Design program at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. An authority in the evolving state of design education, she has conducted workshops in institutions throughout the United States, Asia and Europe.

Lucille’s work is at the intersection of typography and linguistics, with design that reflects complex and poetic means of visual expression. Her work has been featured in various publications, as well as shown in museum exhibitions.

Originally from Manila, the Philippines, Lucille received her MFA in Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art.



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