Anne Quito is a journalist and design critic based in New York City.
A staff reporter at Quartz, her coverage underscores the design angle of politics and business news. She is the recipient of the inaugural Steven Heller Prize for Cultural Commentary. A story she co-wrote about Emmanuel Macron’s symbolic presidential portrait garnered a Malofiej26 medal.
Anne graduated from Georgetown University with a master’s degree in Visual Culture in 2009 and is an alumna of the School of Visual Arts Design Criticism MFA where she wrote a thesis on the nation branding of the world's newest nation, South Sudan.
Her writing also appears on Works That Work, Metropolis, Eye on Design, 99U, Designers and Books, Core77, and Intern magazine. An experienced speaker and moderator, Anne has presented at TED Global, SxSW, AIGA, the Van Alen Institute, Adobe, the School of Visual Arts, ELISAVA, WHO/PAHO, and the CDC. She has also been a guest commentator on BBC, NPR and Monocle Radio.
She is currently working on a new book (Columbia University Press, 2019) about the design and redesign of magazines, with Walter Bernard and Milton Glaser.
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