Tiffany Lambert is a curator, editor, educator and writer. In addition to teaching at RISD, she is assistant director of Exhibitions at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Previously she was managing editor of PIN–UP and assistant curator at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Her writing has been published internationally in such outlets as Artsy, Cultured, Disegno, Domus, Surface, TANK and The New York Times, and she regularly lectures and speaks on design-related panels. Her research on the Japanese designer Sori Yanagi is supported by grants from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and the Design History Society. Lambert co-authored the publication Beautiful Users (Princeton Architectural Press, 2014) and contributed to Bloomsbury’s Design Encyclopedia (2015). She earned an MFA from the School of Visual Arts and bachelors’ degrees in art & design and neuroscience from the University of Michigan.
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