1. Teaching & Workshops
SUPSI, Lugano CH 09–13.04.2018
Workshop “Not just legibility: the expressive side of typography”
Adjunct professor at Politecnico University, Milan (from 2011)
Typography course, second year of the bachelor degree in graphic design
Escuela de Arquitectura, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona (from 2016)
Typography Workshop professor, second year Bachelor Degree in Architecture and first year Bachelor Degree in Design
Tongji Architecture University, Shanghai (from 2015)
Lecturer at a workshop at Tongji Architecture University (Shanghai) for the Master in Interior Design, Office design module, as part of the exchange between Politecnico di Milano and the Chinese university.
SPD - Scuola Politecnica di Design, Milan (from 2009)
Typography design course and Editorial design course (2012) Master in Visual and Preparatory Basic Course. Lessons held in English.
CFP Bauer, Milan (from 2009)
Evening courses in Basic Type Design and Advanced Type Design, currently held with Andrea Braccaloni & Erasmo Ciufo
Domus Academy, Milan (from 2015)
Lecturer for the course “Graphic Design Tools - Theory”, Master in Visual Brand Design
Poli.Design (Politecnico University, Milan)
Type design professor, Corso di alta formazione in Type Design (2010–2013)
Lecturer at the Office Design Master Course, module on «Identity, Signage and Wayfinding» (from 2010)
SUPSI, Lugano CH 2013
Thesis co-advisor with prof. James Clough
IED (European Design Institute) Milan 2010
Graphic design course, Second year bachelor degree in graphic design (72 h). Lessons held in English.
IED (European Design Institute) Milan 2008
Supervisor for graduating students at IED (European Design Institute) in Milan.
Politecnico University, Milan (2006-2010)
Teaching assistant for the Type Design course, third year of the bachelor degree in graphic design
2. Talks & Lectures
Typographics NYC, 14–15.06.2019
“Ugly Typefaces: a case in defence of loud, quirky, overly-decorated and extremely lively typefaces”.
Speaker at the International conference organized by Cooper Union in New York City.
ATypI Antwerp 2018
«Italian Type: From Bodoni to Nebiolo 1813–1908, the lost hundred years».
Speaker at the International conference on typography and type by ATypI.
«Digital typefaces / state of the art» 18.03.2018
Roundtable organized by AIAP Lombardia for Milano Digital Week
Pentagram NYC Office 2017
Private lecture on my research on Nineteenth Century Italian Type
Wayfinding: when typography meets architecture 2017
Open Lecture at Universidad de Navarra, ESTAUN (Architecture faculty) in Pamplona, ES
Kerning Conference 2016
«A hundred years of type in Italy» Speaker at the international conference on typography and type. Faenza, Italy.
Profession: Designer. 2015
Panel speaker at a roundtable organised by Politecnico di Milano for the Architecture Pavilion, EXPO 2015
ItaliaDesign series of interviews 2014, Simon Fraser University Vancouver
Part of the ItaliaDesign series of interviews on the most relevant Italian designers conducted by Gruppo Nove, Simon Fraser University, in Vancouver, Canada.
Beirut, Lebanon 2013
Series of lectures on Italian Graphic Design organised in Lebanon by Scuola Politecnica di Design at AUB (American University of Beirut), ALBA (Académie Libanaise Des Beaux-Arts), LAU (Lebanese American University).
Profession: Typographer 2013
Panel speaker at a roundtable organised by CFP Riccardo Bauer on being a typographer.
Concorso Manifesto Aldo Manuzio
Jury member for the poster competition organized by Tipoteca Italiana Fondazione to celebrate Aldus Manutius.
Bodoni: il segno italiano, moderno per tradizione
Parma November 29-30 2013. Organised by Osservatorio Permamente Giovani-Editori.
Panel speaker with Paolo Barilla and Corriere della sera journalist Dario Di Vico. More here.
Ti sfido, dì ancora Bodoni! (I dare you say Bodoni again!) 2011
Talk on Bodoni and Italian Type during the Nineteenth century. Organised by Officina9pt in Milan.
Series of talks by typographers at bookstore Libreria 121+ Milano
Thype! in Torino 2010
Three days workshops and lectures focused on typography and type design organised at Politecnico in Torino
Design Library Milano 2010
Part of a series of talks on graphic design projects by young Italian designers.
Torino Design Capital 2008
Moderator at a roundtable on book design with Steven Heller and Enrico Tallone. Book Design Space in Torino, for Torino Design Capital 2008
3. Publications, Awards & Exhibits
New Italian Design – Triennale Design Museum San Francisco USA
Marta Bernstein's work was selected to be part of «New Italian Design» by La Triennale Design Museum, Milan (catalogue 2013 and exhibits)
Spollo Kitchen 2014 exhibit and book
Poster by Marta Bernstein was selected to be part of the exhibit in Milan and Rome as well as the pubblication by Corraini editore.
AWDA Aiap Women in Design Award 2012
Alice typeface selected for the AWDA Aiap Women in Design Award, both exhibit and catalogue.
Office design, Smart organization & layout, Franco Angeli.
Interview on «Office design, Smart organization & layout: dall’analisi al progetto» Curated by S.Piardi , S.Tieghi, V. Natile.
La Mano del Grafico 2011 — FAI (Italian National Trust Found)
La Mano del Grafico, catalogue and exhibit by Fai (Italian National Trust Found) at Villa Necchi, Milano
Don’t believe the type… in Shanghai, exhibit 2010
The typeface family Alice was selected to be displayed at the event and exhibition «Don’t believe the type… in Shanghai», focusing on the typographic excellence of The Hague
«Type design NL-SK» exhibit 2010
The typeface family Alice was part of the «Type design NL-SK» exhibit at the Slovak design centre in Bratislava
Best Dutch Book Designs 2009
(De Best Verzorgde Boeken) «Tobias Frere-Jones. Gerrit Noordzij Prize Exhibition Catalogue» designed during the Type and Media, Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten, Den Haag
«Italic 2.0 – Contemporary Typedesign in Italy» DeAgostini 2008
Co-editor with Luciano Perondi and Silvia Sfligiotti of «Italic 2.0 – Contemporary Typedesign in Italy», DeAgostini 2008.
Spaghetti grafica 2008
«Spaghetti Grafica» a graphic design biannual published by Ministero della Grafica.
Aiap Community 2007
Identity project for Médecins Sans Frontières Italy appeared on «Aiap Community 2007», the annual of the Italian graphic design association.
Progetto Grafico 11
Identity project for MSF-Médecins Sans Frontières Italy on Progetto Grafico magazine issue 11.