Anne Quito is a design writer and art director. She graduated from Georgetown University with a master’s degree in Visual Culture in 2009 and has spoken at TEDGlobal in Oxford, TEDxPhoenix, AIGA, PAHO/WHO, and the CDC about public sector design. Anne was a member of the curatorial team for “Spontaneous Interventions” and organized a celebrated interactive exhibit at the Museum of Arts & Design called “Take One/Leave One” that was featured in The Atlantic. She is the recipient of the 2013 Maria Popova Scholarship for Homecoming to Purpose and the SVA Henry Wolf scholarship.
Her writing has been featured in Designers and Books, Design Observer, Core 77, Unbeige, intern magazine and a forthcoming book of essays published by the Cooper-Hewitt. At D-Crit, she has written about the neon Pepsi sign in Long Island City, a profile on the brand director of the Museum of Sex, and bouts of ontological discomfort at five-star hotels in Bangkok. She aspires to write the first compendium of national symbols covering all countries around the world.
Anne is the founding director of Design Lab.