Design Lecture Series

Ellen Lupton

March 22 2019 | with Briar Levit

Watch VideoView Ellen Lupton's Work

Ellen Lupton is a graphic designer, curator, writer, critic, and educator. Known for her love of typography, Lupton is the curator of contemporary design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City, NY and the director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore, MD, where she also serves as director of the Center for Design Thinking. She has written numerous books on graphic design for a variety of audiences. She is a contributor to several publications, including Print, Eye, I.D., Metropolis, and The New York Times.

Briar Levit

Conversation with Ellen Lupton following the lecture

Briar Levit is an Associate Professor of Graphic Design at Portland State University. Her professional graphic design practice mostly focused on publication and book design. Most recently she has focused on her film Graphic Means, which tells the story of technology in the mid-to-late 20th century and how it affected the discipline of graphic design. She is currently working on a companion book to the film.

Selected Work by Ellen Lupton

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