DUSTIN MATTAIO MARA (he) is a curious designer whose passion and work explore the intersection between language, culture, and typography.

Mara graduated cum laude with a BDes in visual communciation design and a BA in international studies. His knowledge of type design is self-taught with the careful guidance of industry-leading mentors. His expertise in visual systems and typography comes from vocational experience on top of a foundational multidisciplinary design education. He has experience in studio, agency, and independent business settings.

His work has been recognized by the Art Directors Club and the Type Directors Club, receiving mulitple ADC and TDC awards.