About the speaker
Ellen Lupton is a writer, curator, and graphic designer. She is director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore, where she also serves as director of the Center for Design Thinking.
Her book Thinking with Type (2004) is used by students, designers, and educators worldwide. D.I.Y.: Design It Yourself (2006), co-authored with her graduate students at MICA, explains design processes to a general audience. D.I.Y. Kids (October 2007), co-authored with Julia Lupton, is a design book for children illustrated with kids’ art.
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Ninety percent of graphic design is communication. — Ellen Lupton
Alas, all that glitters is not Gotham Inline Extra Light Reverse Italic. — Ellen Lupton
We need clients. We depend on users, the public. — Ellen Lupton