Ellen Lupton is curator of contemporary design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City and 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

Brides Show


Mechanical Brides: Women and Machines, from Home to Office. Exhibition curated by Ellen Lupton with Sheri Sandler. On view at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, August 1993 – January 1994. An exhibition about the design and representation of objects which have been central to women’s work in the twentieth century, including the telephone, typewriter, washing machine, and electric iron. The exhibition travelled to the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, Spring 1994. Exhibition designed by Ellen Lupton and Boym Studio.