American calligrapher and type designer, a graduate from Rhode Island School of Design where her professor was Charles Bigelow. Joined the digital typography program at Stanford University, also under Bigelow. Working from the Bigelow & Holmes studio she designed Mirarae, which won her the 1984 Morisawa gold prize. Since 1988 she has been a staff designer at Adobe.
During the 1994 ATypI conference in San Francisco, she was awarded the prestigious Prix Charles Peignot, given (occasionally) to outstanding type designers under the age of 35.