Whether openly and actively, or in subtle, subliminal ways, things
talk to us, and designers write the initial script that will let us
develop and improvise the dialogue.
Paola Antonelli is senior curator of architecture and design at The
Museum of Modern Art in New York, where she has worked since 1994.
Before MoMA, she curated design and architecture exhibitions in many
countries and worked as contributing editor for Domus magazine and
design editor of Abitare. She has lectured on design and architecture
worldwide and has published numerous articles in publications ranging
from Seed and Nest to The Harvard Design Review. Antonelli is author of
a number of books, including Workspheres (2001), Objects of Design from
the Modern Museum of Art (2003), Humble Masterpieces (2005), and Design
and the Elastic Mind (2008).