Ellen Lupton, D.C.D. '08: Design is Storytelling

Learning Commons Town Hall

Intersections: Discussions at the nexus of Communication, Commerce and Culture is a speaker series focused on interdisciplinary topics affecting our world. Our next event will feature UBalt alumna Ellen Lupton, D.C.D. '08, who will discuss her work in the field of design research. After a short presentation, we will have question-and-answer period with attendees.

Lupton is a writer, curator, educator and designer. She is the Betty Cooke and William O. Steinmetz Design Chair at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) in Baltimore, where she has authored numerous books on design processes and is curator emerita at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City. Her book, Design Is Storytelling, was published by Cooper Hewitt in 2017. She received the AIGA Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in 2007, and was named a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2019.


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