Ellen Lupton is a writer, curator, graphic designer, and director of the graphic design master of fine arts program at MICA. She has written and edited numerous books on design, including Thinking with Type; D.I.Y.: Design It Yourself; D.I.Y. Kids; and Graphic Design: The New Basics.
Inna Alesina is an independent product designer and a faculty member in the environmental design department at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).