Ina Saltz

Ina Saltz is an art director, author and professor (of Electronic Design and Multimedia at The City College of New York) whose areas of expertise are typography and magazine design. She is currently serving as the Chair of the Art Department at CCNY. For over 22 years, Ina was an editorial Design Director at Time Magazine’s International Editions, Worth, Golf Magazine and others.

Ina is on the design faculty of the Stanford Professional Publishing Course and has taught typography at Stanford via webcast. Ina frequently lectures on topics related to magazine design and typography, most recently in Moscow, Toronto, Atlanta, Denver, New York City, Calgary and Amsterdam. She has written over 50 articles for prominent design journals.

Ina has authored several books: “BODY TYPE: Intimate Messages Etched in Flesh,” (Abrams, 2006); “BODY TYPE 2: More Typographic Tattoos,” (Abrams, 2010); “TYPOGRAPHY ESSENTIALS: 100 Design Principles for Working With Type,” (Rockport, 2009); and she is co-author of “TYPOGRAPHY REFERENCED: A Comprehensive Visual Guide to the Language, History and Practice of Typography,” (Rockport, 2012).

Ina received a BFA from Cooper Union in New York City. She is on the Cooper Union Alumni Council and is a former board member of The Society of Publication Designers.