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.
She wrote “Mag Men: Fifty Years of Making Magazines,” (Columbia University Press, December 2019) a new book about the glory days of magazine design as told by Walter Bernard and Milton Glaser.
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 The Atlantic, Works That Work, Metropolis, Architecture Digest Pro, Eye on Design, 99U, Designers and Books, Core77, and Intern magazine.
An experienced speaker and moderator, Anne has presented at TED Global, SxSW, the Type Directors Club 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 Milton Glaser’s “last book.”
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