Your Brain on Typography
Senior Curator, Contemporary Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Ellen Lupton is Senior Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City. Her exhibitions Beautiful Users and Process Lab are open through spring 2015. Past exhibitions include Graphic Design—Now in Production, co-organized by Cooper-Hewitt and the Walker Art Center, and the National Design Triennial series. Lupton also serves as director of the Graphic Design MFA Program at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) in Baltimore, where she has authored numerous books on design processes, including Thinking with Type, Graphic Design Thinking, and Graphic Design: The New Basics. Recent books include Type on Screen (2014). Coming soon: How Posters Work (May, 2015).