Kimberlie Birks

Chairperson

Kimberlie is a New York-based art and design writer. Her writing can be found in publications such as Dwell, Domus, Metropolis, Azure, and on CNN.com. She is the author of Design for Children, a century-wide survey of beautifully designed objects for children, published by Phaidon in 2018. Birks is the co-founder of Creative States, a research studio exploring how design can seed the vital shift from self-serving to life-affirming economies. She holds a BA cum laude in the history of art from Brown University, and an MFA in design history and criticism at the School of Visual Arts, New York. 

Kimberlie Birks