is editor of Change Observer. She was previously editor-in-chief of I.D.
, and managing editor of Print
. Lasky has contributed to The New York Times, Metropolis, Dwell, Eye, Slate
She is the author of two books: Borrowed Design: Use and Abuse of Historical Form
(written with Steven Heller) (Van Nostrand Reinhold) and Some People Can't Surf: The Graphic Design of Art Chantry
(Chronicle Books). Her essays have been published in the books Bridge: The Architecture of Connection
(August/Birkhauser), &Fork: 100 Designers, 10 Curators, 10 Good Designs
(Phaidon Press), Households
(Monacelli Press), Dish: International Design for the Home
(Princeton Architectural Press), and the forthcoming The Innovators
(Thames & Hudson). 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.
A frequent lecturer on design, Lasky has taught in the MFA Design program at the School of Visual Arts and recently joined the MFA Design Criticism faculty at SVA. She was a juror for the 2006 Winterhouse Awards for Design Writing and Criticism.
julie [at] winterhouse.com