THE AUTHORS

Ellen Lupton is Director of the
Graphic Design MFA program at
Maryland Institute College of Art,
and director of MICA's Center for
Design Studies. She is also curator of
contemporary design at Cooper–
Hewitt, National Design Museum in
New York City. She has curated and
authored numerous exhibitions and
books, including Thinking with Type
(2004), Skin (2002), National Design
Triennial (2000, 2003, 2006), Mixing
Messages: Graphic Design in
Contemporary Culture (1996), and
Mechanical Brides: Women and
Machines from Home to Office (1993).
She is a 2007 recipient of the AIGA
Gold Medal for lifetime achievement.

Editor
Clare Jacobson

Contributing Faculty
Kimberly Bost
Corinne Botz
Bernard Canniffe
Nancy Froehlich
Ellen Lupton
Al Maskeroni
Ryan McCabe
Abbott Miller
Jennifer Cole Phillips
James Ravel
Zvezdana Rogic
Nolen Strals
Mike Weikert
Bruce Willen
Yeohyun Ahn


Jennifer Cole Phillips is Associate
Director of the Graphic Design MFA
program at Maryland Institute College
of Art, and Principal of J. Cole Phillips
Design. Before joining MICA, Phillips
was a tenured Associate Professor in
the program in Publications Design at
University of Baltimore. She has an
MFA from Rhode Island School of De–
sign. Her work has been included in
the annuals of Graphis Design, Gra–
phis Poster, Print, the Art Director’s
Club of Metropolitan Washington and
New York, AIGA 50, and ACD100
Show, among others. She served for
eight years on the Board AIGA of
Directors for Baltimore.






Visiting Artists
Marian Bantjes
Alicia Cheng
Peter Cho
Malcolm Grear
David Plunkert
Casey Reas
Paul Sahre
Jan van Toorn
Rick Valicenti