"...offers surprising insights into our relationships with the increasingly complex 'skins' that surround us." -- Metropolis, June 2002
"As this book powerfully suggests...it is becoming increasingly hard...to distinguish ourselves from the things that surround us." -- Eye, 2002
"Lupton regards skin as a cultural metaphor, which is what makes this beautifully produced book...so provocative." -- Architectural Record, October 2002
"These cutting edge ideas. . . may be changing the way people live and think about decorative furniture." -- Associated Press, July 2002
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About the Author
Ellen Lupton is adjunct curator at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and co-chair of the Design Department of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She is a Chrysler Design Award winner and the best-selling author of D.I.Y. Design It Yourself, Thinking with Type, Design Culture Now, and Mixing Messages.