Writer, educator, designer, and curator
Betty Cooke and William O. Steinmetz Design Chair, Maryland Institute College of Art Curator Emerita, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Ellen Lupton is the Betty Cooke and William O. Steinmetz Design Chair at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore (MICA). She has authored and co-authored numerous books on design processes, including Thinking with Type, Graphic Design Thinking, Health Design Thinking, and Extra Bold: A Feminist, Inclusive, Anti-Racist, Nonbinary Field Guide for Graphic Designers. In the works: the third edition of Thinking with Type. She is Curator Emerita at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City, where she organized numerous exhibitions, including Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus Master, Face Values: Understanding Artificial Intelligence, The Senses: Design Beyond Vision, and Design and Healing: Creative Responses to Epidemics. She is an AIGA Gold Medalist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.