Steven Skov Holt is presently the Distinguished Professor of Industrial Design at CCA. The recipient of the Career Award in Education from the Industrial Designers Society of America in 2003, he has previously been editor of ID magazine, cofounder of the Product Design program at Parsons School of Design, and a design leader at several firms: one year at Smart Design, two years at Zebra Design, and eight years at frog design. At frog, he was resident design visionary and also ran the firm's San Francisco office.
He has been a featured essayist in a number of design books and is the coauthor of Blobjects & Beyond: The New Fluidity in Design (Chronicle Books, 2005). He has also been guest curator at the San Jose Museum of Art; the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum for its first Design Triennial; and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art for a survey exhibition on sneaker design.
He has lectured widely at conferences and arts institutions across the United States, written regularly for ID magazine, Axis, and Metropolis, and contributed essays to numerous design books and catalogs.