Ellen Lupton is curator of contemporary design at Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City and founding director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore. An author of numerous books and articles on design, she is a public-minded critic, frequent lecturer, and AIGA Gold Medalist. Read More

Skin Show


Skin: Surface, Substance and Design. Exhibition curated by Ellen Lupton, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, May-September, 2002. The exhibition looked at the convergence of natural and artificial life as seen in contemporary furniture, fashion, architecture, and media. Exhibition design: ARO (Architecture Research Office)