In September 2019 we—my partner in crime Amber Winick (design historian) and the Maternity Care Coalition (a groundbreaking maternal health care provider)—were awarded a $250,000 Pew Grant. The project will examine how bodies influence design—from fashion fixations to pain relief—and how design influences bodies. The work will explore historical and contemporary conversations around reproduction, maternity,…

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I have co-organized this exhibition (and accompanying book and public programs) with a really large team of wonderful people across every single department of the museum, opening Oct 22, 2019 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Designs for Different Futures October 22, 2019–March 8, 2020 Whether it’s apocalyptic, utopian, or still up for grabs, the…

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Right now, I’m super excited to be collaborating with brilliant design thinker Amber Winick on a book and exhibition, Designing Motherhood: A Century of Making (and Unmaking) Babies. Find it on Instagram at @designingmotherhood

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I was really proud to invite the Philadelphia Voices of Pride, members of the Gilbert Baker Foundation, Cake Life bake shop, and Amber Hikes of the Mayor’s Office for LGBTQ+ Affairs to the PMA to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rainbow Flag, in collaboration with colleagues across the museum who all came together to…

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I Will What I Want: Women, Design, and Empowerment April 8-23, 2017 at The Sheila Johnson Design Galleries at Parsons The New School for Design, and January 19-May 22, 2018, at muca-Roma, Mexico City as part of the city’s Year of Design // Co-organized with Jimena Acosta I Will What I Want: Women, Design, and Empowerment explores…

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Items: Is Fashion Modern? Sept 26, 2017–Feb 5, 2018 // Co-organized with Paola Antonelli. As part of the MoMA exhibition Items: Is Fashion Modern? we kept a research-in-progress platform here on our exhibition blog. On May 15 and 16 we held a BONANZA research kickoff at MoMA. Check it out here.

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I have been very lucky to work with Paola and in collaboration with the Hyundai Card Design Library on a series of exhibitions that have opened in Seoul over the past three years. This final one, “”This Is for Everyone,” explores symbols and icons in graphic design, and opened in Seoul on August 2, 2016.

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