Alessandro Segalini was born in Piacenza, Italy, and currently lives in Izmir, Turkey.
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 MSc in industrial design from the Polytechnic University of Milan. Currently he is a faculty member at Izmir University of Economics VCD department 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. Segalini is co-creator of ISType (Istanbul Type Seminars), a lecture and workshop series devoted to encouraging typographic literacy in Turkey.