Board of Advisors
Julie Lasky Editor, Change Observer
Julie Lasky is editor of Change Observer, a website about design for social innovation that is a channel of Design Observer (www.designobserver.com). Prior to that she was editor-in-chief of I.D., the award-winning magazine of international design, and of Interiors magazine, which she led to several national honors. A widely published writer and critic, she has contributed to the New York Times, Metropolis, Dwell, Architecture, Slate, Surface, The National Scholar, and NPR, and she is the author of two books: Borrowed Design: Use and Abuse of Historical Form (written with Steven Heller) and Some People Can't Surf: The Graphic Design of Art Chantry. Honors include a National Arts Journalism Program Fellowship at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, and the Richard J. Margolis award for writings on the cultural life of postwar Sarajevo. She recently joined the MFA design criticism faculty at New York's School of Visual Arts.