Ellen Lupton on the important role of design in everyday life
Ellen Lupton, author, educator, curator, and graphic designer speaks about the important role of design in everyday life.
Ellen Lupton is curator of contemporary design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City and director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore. An author of numerous books and articles on design, she is a public-minded critic, frequent lecturer, and AIGA Gold Medalist.
She is the author, coauthor, or editor of several books, including Design Your Life: The Pleasures and Perils of Everyday Things, Design Culture Now, Skin: Surface, Substance + Design, Thinking with Type, D.I.Y.: Design It Yourself, and D.I.Y. Kids.