Louise Fili is a lettering artist, graphic designer, and author. She is famous for her elegant type branding for restaurants. For eleven years, she was at Pantheon Books, where she designed close to 2,000 book jackets. In 1989 she founded Louise Fili Ltd, to focus on her three interests: food, type, and all things Italian.
She has written, co-written and designed over twenty-five books on graphic design and Italian culture. A member of the Art Directors Hall of Fame, she has also received medals for lifetime achievement from the AIGA and the Type Directors Club, as well as the Frederic W. Goudy Award for Excellence in Typography.