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Faculty Profiles


RenĂ©e Alleyn

Faculty, York University/Sheridan College Joint Program in Design

Program Area: Design Illustration and Photography


Contact Info: Ext. 2521

Renée Alleyn is a Professor in the York/Sheridan Honours Bachelor of Design program where she teaches undergraduate courses in typography, type making, editorial design, and visual identity. She has over ten years of experience as an editorial and communications designer, with a focus on developing typographic identity systems. Renée is a graduate of the OCAD University Bachelor of Design program and has a Bachelor degree in gender and race studies from the University of Victoria. She holds a Master’s degree in Communication and Culture studies from York University where her research investigated the historical social and political positioning of magazines in Canada. Renée’s current interests explore the intersection of typography, digitized objects/space and the design needs posed by increasing global flows of people, information, and products.