Teresa Monachino studied at the Chelsea School of Art and is a British Graphic Designer. While Teresa’s work covers many design disciplines, from branding and advertising to publishing, she is best known for her typographic style and love of words. She is the author and designer of Words Fail Me published by Phaidon, now a regular feature in Private Eye magazine. Her follow-up book Around the World with the Bodoni Family is a witty A-Z exploration of the typeface. Teresa has won many design awards including two D&AD and has featured widely in the design press. She is a visiting lecturer and recently gave a TED talk in Washington DC concerning the perils of bad communication within the health sector; An A-Z Sicktionary. Teresa has collaborated with, among others, artist Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, graphic design giant Alan Fletcher and actor Sir Sean Connery while her clients have included the BBC, Design Museum, UK Government and Tate Galleries as well as many publishing houses worldwide.