Andrea Leksen is a type designer, graphic designer, and educator. She serves clients through her studio, Leksen Design, specializing in brand and type design. After receiving a Master of Design degree from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Scotland, Andrea has taught design and typography. This spanned fifteen years at Western Washington University, Cornish College of the Arts, and Seattle Pacific University.
Previous clients include Tableau Software, LEGO, Chateau Ste. Michelle, Davis Wright Tremaine, Intermec, Providence General Foundation, and Symetra Financial.
Andrea participates in the world of typography through font releases, speaking engagements, and publications that include InDesign Magazine and CreativePRO. Most recently she has been involved with assignments for Microsoft, working on existing fonts as well as creating custom fonts. Her font releases include Monotype Notebook, Alasassy, Mr Gabe, Nordeco, Nordique Pro, and Bemis. In between font releases, she is most likely found parenting, playing her piano, gardening, sailing, or tango dancing.