Federico Perez Villoro

Federico Pérez Villoro (b. Mexico, 1987) is an artist and designer based in Brooklyn, NY. He is interested in the critical spaces of design and the sociopolitical implications of communication technologies.

Villoro’s work has been published and exhibited internationally and awarded distinctions by institutions such as Printed Matter, Graphis, GD USA, Output Foundation, Communication Arts, The Society of Typographic Arts, FONCA and CONACULTA.

In 2015 Villoro founded Second Thoughts, an educational program developed with Fundación Alumnos47 and Museo Tamayo in Mexico City. In 2016, together with Roxana Fabius, he initiated (human) learning, a study group focused on technology and aesthetics that has been hosted at P! in New York City, Art Center/South Florida in Miami and Zona MACO in Mexico City.

Villoro has designed exhibition graphics, books and communication materials for such clients as AIGA/NY, Rizzoli Publications, Columbia University School of the Arts, Yale School of Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design, International Center of Photography, Bard College, mumok and the Guggenheim Museum.

In 2016 Villoro was an artist-in-residence at the California College of the Arts (CCA), where he taught in the MFA Design program. His current work speculates on notions of identity and language in the post-human era.

Spring 2019 Courses

  • GRAPH-3237-01 Graphic Design For The Web
  • MFA, Rhode Island School of Design


Apparel Design Architecture Ceramics Digital + Media Experimental and Foundation Studies Film / Animation / Video Furniture Design Glass Graduate Studies Graphic Design History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences Illustration Industrial Design Interior Architecture Jewelry + Metalsmithing Landscape Architecture Literary Arts + Studies Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture Teaching + Learning in Art + Design Textiles Theory + History of Art + Design