Ben Fehrman-Lee
Typography and images

Ben is a graphic designer developing work with individuals and institutions in cultural and public domains. He also teaches regularly in New York. Since 2016 he works with Neil Donnelly Studio in Brooklyn, and independently on other projects. Recent work with Neil was exhibited in the 28th Brno Biennial of Graphic Design.

Additionally, he has drawn customized alphabets for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Perspecta 50, Office Alexis Mark, and 2 × 4, among others. He received an M.F.A. from Yale University where he was the recipient of the Phelps Berdan Memorial Award.

Working with


Parsons School for Design
Core Typography
B.F.A. Communication Design
Fall 2017–present

Parsons School for Design
Typography and Visual Design
M.S. Data Visualization
Spring 2018–present

Yale School of Art
Typographic Methods
Teaching Assistant with Julian Bittiner
Fall 2015


Performing Structures
Advanced Studio; Jessica Svendsen
Pratt Institute, Fall 2018

Programme and Poetry
Research, Analysis and Process; Laura Coombs
Pratt Institute, Fall 2017

Visiting Critic

Columbia University GSAPP
Design & Typography; Yoonjai Choi
Spring 2018

Columbia University GSAPP
Graphics Project Thesis Reviews
Spring 2018

Pratt Institute
Typography 3; Jessica Svendsen
Fall 2017

Parsons School for Design
Senior Thesis Reviews
Spring 2017