The Design Studio: Session 9 at TED2012

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Design Studio Title Card. By Maira Kalman

Design Studio Title Card. Maira Kalman

Now we move to the world of design, with a session co-curated by Chee Pearlman and David Rockwell featuring leading practitioners from architecture, graphic design, the art world and even that less well known discipline of “expertry.” Illustrations by Maira Kalman are projected onto the stage set to reflect some of the themes the speakers will address.

In this session:

Chip Kidd‘s book jacket designs spawned a revolution in the art of American book packaging.

Liz Diller and her maverick firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro bring a groundbreaking approach to big and small projects in architecture, urban design and art.

David Kelley’s company IDEO helped create many icons of the digital generation. He also heads the at Stanford University.

Thomas P. Campbell is the director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The American Ballet Theatre has been presenting dance and movement since 1939.

John Hodgman is a writer, humorist, geek celebrity, former professional literary agent and expert on all world knowledge.

John Hockenberry is a journalist who has reported from all over the world, in virtually every medium.