The Boston Book Festival presents year-round events culminating in an annual festival that promotes a culture of reading and ideas, thus contributing to the vibrancy of our city. In 2011, I was invited to create the annual commemorative poster design for the festival, as well as design and produce all collateral and advertising for the festival. In designing this collateral, I wanted to communicate the important role community played within the festival, while also paying mind to content the festival was celebrating.

Working with Leila is a great pleasure. She’s a highly creative, organized, and clear-thinking designer who is always conscious of the delicate balance between how a design looks and how a design works.

Benjamin Weiss, Head of Interpretation,
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Leila has the kind of smarts that yield efficient work, great energy to the team, and beautiful results. It is truly a joy to work with her.

Kathy Sharpless, Director of Marketing & Communications,
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Leila is a very talented graphic designer. She knows how to balance aesthetic concerns and the needs of the client. The design process was a true collaboration and uncommonly successful. I also appreciated her sense of humor and enthusiasm.

Frederick Ilchman, Chair, Art of Europe,
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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