Shedding light on fonts Graphic design expert Maria Gerasimchuk-Djordjevic shares some insights. August 15, 2018 by University CommunicationsMost people take fonts for granted. Some simply use the default, while others settle for whatever’s familiar. But fonts are powerful tools to convey messages and they shouldn’t be taken for granted. Maria Gerasimchuk-Djordjevic, assistant professor of art and design at Missouri State University, offers some font facts to Urbo.