Legendary designer Louise Fili brings her love of vintage packaging and all things Italian to this collection of beautiful pencils. Housed in a sturdy lidded case,Perfetto Pencils features twelve double-sided, two-color pencils that showcase Fili’s unique ability to capture the bygone elegance of our design heritage.
Louise Fili is director of Louise Fili Ltd, a New York-based design studio specializing in logo, package, restaurant, and book design. Formerly senior designer for Herb Lubalin, Louise Fili was art director of Pantheon Books from 1978 to 1989, where she designed close to 2000 book jackets. Fili has taught and lectured on graphic design and typography, and her work is in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, the Cooper Hewitt Museum, and the Bibliothèque Nationale. She is a member of the Art Directors Hall of Fame, and received the medal of lifetime achievement from the AIGA.
Fili is the author of Elegantissima, published by Princeton Architectural Press. She has also writtenThe Civilized Shopper’s Guide to Florence and co-authored Italianissimo. With her husband, the design historian Steven Heller, she is co-author ofItalian Art Deco, British Modern, Dutch Moderne, Streamline,French Modern, Deco España, German Modern, Design Connoisseur,Counter Culture, Typology, Stylepedia, Euro Deco,Scripts, and Shadow Type.