Ms Jessica Glaser

Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design

Jessica Glaser
Email address: Phone number: 01902 321976 Location: MK302 Faculty: Faculty of Arts School/Institute: Wolverhampton School of Art Areas of expertise: Graphic Design


Jessica Glaser is a Graphic Communication and typography specialist, with extensive academic and professional design experience. She gained her degree in Graphic Design – CNAA at Birmingham Polytechnic, and her MA from the University of Wolverhampton. Since 1997 she has been a partner in Bright Pink Communication Design, a company focused on all forms of graphic design, consultancy and communication problem solving.

Jessica's research interest includes the use of visual hierarchy and the manipulation of compositional structures enabling the graphic designer to influence the visual message, tone of voice, target market and audience appeal.

Together with Carolyn Knight, Jessica has co written a number of internationally published graphic design books for Rockport Publishingand  Rotovision SA. Jessica is also a speaker at conferences and events.


  • Knight, C & Glaser, J  (2010) The Graphic Design Exercise Book. Rotovision SA,
    ISBN-10: 2888930501 / ISBN-13: 978-2888930501
  • Knight, C & Glaser, J  (2009) Diagrams. Rotovision SA ISBN-10: 2888930617 / ISBN-13: 978-2888930617
  • Knight, C & Glaser, J  (2008) Print and Production Finishes for Bags, Labels, and Point of Purchase. Rotovision SA ISBN-10: 2940361940 / ISBN-13: 978-2940361946
  • Knight, C & Glaser, J  (2007) Layout: Making it Fit - Finding the Right Balance Between Space and Content. Rockport Publishers Inc. ISBN-10: 1592530052 / ISBN-13: 978-1592530052
  • Knight, C & Glaser, J  (2006) Create Impact with Type, Image, and Color. Rotovision SA
    ISBN-10: 2940361770 / ISBN-13: 978-2940361779
  • Knight, C & Glaser, J  (2006) Sticky Graphics: Create Memorable Graphic Design Using Mnemonics and Visual Hooks. Rotovision SA ISBN-10: 2940361266 / ISBN-13: 978-2940361267
  • Knight, C & Glaser, J  (2005) The Graphic Designer's Guide to Effective Visual Communication: Creating Hierarchies with Type Image, and Color. Rotovision SA
    ISBN-10: 2880468108 / ISBN-13: 978-2880468101

Further information

Recent conferences and events

  • September 2008 – Wolverhampton Art Gallery 'Understanding visual identities within arts and museums.'
  • September 2009 – Wolverhampton Art Gallery 'The development and application of complex visual identities.'
  • June 2010 – Lending Grace to Language, 4th International Conference on Typography and Visual Communication, University of Nicosia, Cyprus. 'Using Typography to Communicate Subtleties, Sensitivity and Emotion' A paper jointly written with Jeff Leak.