Posts Tagged With Ellen Lupton

Ellen Lupton

As a significant contributor to the graphic design community, Ellen Lupton has served as not only a designer but a writer, curator, and critic as well. Currently, she is the 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…

Ellen Lupton Cooper-Hewitt work

The final piece that I selected for Ellen Lupton’s portfolio is a recent example of her talents in curation. The work is Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial and is the fifth installment in the museum’s contemporary design series. It was co-curated by Andrea Lipps in 2016. This was a very extensive exhibit that showcased the design of over…

Ellen Lupton work

The second example of Ellen Lupton’s work that I have chosen is her textbook, Thinking with Type, which is one of the most used typography textbooks worldwide. It is an excellent example of her skill as an educator and an author with concise information and examples to help educate the next generation of graphic designers on typography…

Ellen Lupton work

The first portfolio piece that I have chosen to represent Ellen Lupton’s body of work is one of her most noted exhibitions for Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, “Mechanical Brides: Women and Machines from Home to Office,” which was completed in 1992. This exhibition was developed to highlight the transition of women from the home to the…