Six leading and emerging voices in the field of type design talk about problems central to their work. Each speaker will address a burning question concerning the design, use, culture, technology, or business of fonts and typefaces.
This event is co-organized by Type@Cooper and Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in conjunction with the exhibition “Graphic Design—Now In Production,” presented by Cooper-Hewitt at Governors Island, Saturdays, Sundays, and holiday weekends, May 26–September 3, 2012
About Ellen Lupton
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.
About Cara Di Edwardo
Cara Di Edwardo is a lettering artist, designer, and gardener who has been teaching continuously since 1980. A graduate of Cooper Union, she is the president of the Society of Scribes and Program Coordinator for the Type@Cooper program.