Elana Schlenker is an independent graphic designer working with clients in the arts, publishing, and non-profit sector. She’s received the Art Directors Club Young Gun Award and was selected as a New Visual Artist by Paper Magazine.
Schlenker is the creator, editor, and art director of Gratuitous Type, an “occasional pamphlet of typographic smut.”
She also created <100, a traveling pop-up shop for gender wage equality.Schlenker was a Designer in Residence at Facebook’s Analogue Research Lab in 2016.
You know what’s in your mind, and it might take a while to realize it in precisely the way you’ve imagined it, but trust in your instincts and give yourself the time you need to get it right.Elana Schlenker
Elana Schlenker on the Inaugural Gratuitous Type Magazine