Stéphane Elbaz

is a French born graphic and Type designer. Currently design director at The Outline in New York.

Originally from Paris, Stéphane Elbaz has worked and lived in New York since 2008. He is presently a Design Director at The Outline. In the last few years he devoted much of his time to digital publishing platforms. For First Look Media he reshaped the brand identity and online presence of The Intercept. For Code and Theory he led visual design on various projects including Vanity Fair and GQ for Condé Nast France, the LA Times, Interview, and Art in America magazines. As an independent Creative Director, Stéphane has worked for a variety of clients including Sephora, Yves Saint Laurent and Stiletto Magazine. Additionally, Stephane has taught Type design at Cooper Union and Type Paris design programs.

Through Typofonderie, he published the Geneo type family and PS Fournier—a large type revival project based on the work of Pierre Simon Fournier.

Stéphane’s work has been distinguished by multiple awards including The Type Directors Club of New York, Webby Awards, Society of Publication Designers, D&AD, Le Club des DA and Communication Arts.