Information about multidisciplinary designer and editor Lola Landekic.
My name is Lola Landekic and I have a lot of tabs open right now.
Most days, I work at the intersection of design, branding, and moving image. I have dedicated the last decade to design practice, illustration, and research and writing. Also, it's pronounced LAND-de-kitsch.
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What I do
Art Director and Designer
I am an art director and designer with more than 10 years of experience, working on branding and graphic design projects for print, film, web, mobile, and apparel. Currently I'm a Senior Designer at publisher HarperCollins, creating covers, lettering and interior type design for fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks, children's books, you-name-it.
From 2014-2017, I was the Brand Lead & Graphic Designer for OCAD University, where one of my projects was selected for an award at the 2017 RGD In-House Design Awards. Previously, I worked as an editorial designer for national newspapers The Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail, and as a designer for publisher Random House of Canada.
Managing Editor and Writer
I am Managing Editor and Co-owner of Art of the Title, the definitive resource for title sequence design in film, TV, and beyond. I lecture internationally on title design and have written over 150 feature articles.
I have also had film criticism published in The Globe and Mail.
As an illustrator, I have worked with publications including The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, Hazlitt Magazine, and with publishers HarperCollins, House of Anansi Press, Simon & Schuster, and others.
I have taught at Sheridan College in the York/Sheridan Program in Design, teaching both Communication Design and Typography in Motion.
Portrait photo by David Pike