Marisa Watanabe is a South Jersey-based designer and educator. Her work is rooted in exploring the digital realm where she experiments with typography, layout, and media. She is interested in the space between the physical and digital environments and their respective capabilities/limitations in regards to applications of design principles. Currently, her focus is on media studies, its place in the future of design, and integrating these principles in the classroom. As an educator, Watanabe has taught design courses on topics including typography, branding, and cross-platform design.