Visiting Faculty/Artists

Current Visiting Lecturers & Critics

Julian Bleecker, cofounder of the Near Future Laboratory
Peter Cho, interaction designer, creative director at Inkling
Mike Ely, industrial designer, principal of industrial design for Eight Inc.
Bosco Hernández, art director at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Mike Kuniavsky, user experience designer, researcher, and author
Adam Macháček, graphic designer and co-curator of the 26th International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno 2014
Bruce M. Tharp, industrial designer and cofounder of Materious

Past Visiting Lecturers & Critics

Nazgol Ansarinia (MFA 2003), artist
Brendan Boyle, partner and Toy Lab founder, IDEO, San Francisco
Rob Forbes, founder, Design Within Reach; CEO, Public Bikes, San Francisco
Zachary Gibson (MFA 2011), senior designer, Google, Mountain View
Cobbenhagen Hendriksen, graphic design studio, Amsterdam
Bert Keely, architect, Windows Pen and Touch, Microsoft, San Francisco
Tae Kim, founder of Alite Designs, San Francisco
John King, SF Chronicle’s Urban Design Critic, San Francisco
Prem Krishnamurthy, designer and curator, Project Projects and P!, New York
Zak Kyes, designer and curator, Zak Group, London
Ellen Lupton, designer and curator, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York; director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)
Luna Maurer, designer, Studio MONIKER, Amsterdam; founder of Conditional Design
Liz Ogbu, designer, urbanist, and social innovator; associate design director at Public Architecture
Michiel Schwarz, founding director of Sustainism Lab, Amsterdam
Carolyn Strauss, founder and director of slowLab, Amsterdam
John Thackara, director, Doors of Perception
Kevin Walker, Interaction Design chair, Royal College, London