Ellen Lupton discusses Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum exhibit Beautiful Users & signs her book Beautiful Users: Designing for People.
Ellen Lupton is the curator of the Beautiful Users exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York, which opens in December.
Join Lupton for a discussion of her book about the exhibit, which focuses on user-centered design, an approach pioneered by Henry Dreyfuss. Discover how the relationship between designers and users changed, and delve into a range of design methodologies and practices, from user research to hacking, open source, and maker culture.
Ellen Lupton is an AIGA Gold Medalist, director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, and author of Thinking with Type, Graphic Design Thinking, and Type on Screen.
Presented by Princeton Architectural Press