Elena Papassissa is a researcher and a London-based type designer with specialist expertise in Armenian script.
Since 2012 she has been collaborating with international type foundries and type designers, and graphic design studios in London. She has been intern and consultant for the Monotype archives in Salfords for a couple of years, before awarding a Design Star (AHRC) PhD studentship to start her PhD at the University of Reading. Since October 2018 she has been working as a Visiting Practitioner and Associate Lecturer at the UAL, Camberwell, teaching on the type design course for second year BA students in Graphic Design.
Elena is a member of the ATypI and the AGBU Young Professional (YP), a non-profit organisation involved in promoting worldwide the Armenian identity and heritage.