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Jennifer Brook

Jennifer   Brook

Part-time Lecturer

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  • Email: brookj@newschool.edu


  • Jennifer Brook is an independent interaction designer, book artist, and educator.
     
    Her current work includes research, strategy, and design for media companies, startups, and non-profit organizations. She lectures about design and publishing internationally at conferences like Webstock, Úll, UX London, and also teaches in SVA's MFA in Interaction Design.
     
    Past roles include Interaction Design Lead at Method and Information Architect at The New York Times where she led the design of their award-winning mobile and tablet apps. Her work has been recognized by the Society for News Design, Communication Arts, The Society for Publication Design, and demoed on stage at Apple’s first iPad press conference.
     
    Jennifer began designing for interaction through prototyping, printing, and binding limited-edition artist books. Her books have been acquired by dozens of public and private collections including rare book libraries at The University of California, Duke University, Savanna College of Art and Design, and Cleveland Institute of Art.

    Research Interests:

    book arts, slow technology, mobility, touch, empathy, storytelling in design, craft

    Awards and Honors:
    Society for News Design, Best Website Redesign, The Opinion Pages, 2011
    Communication Arts Interactive Annual 17, Information Design, NYTimes for iPad, 2011
    Society for Publication Design, Merit Winner, NYTimes Real Estate Search App, 2011
    Publisher’s Award, The New York Times iPad app demo, The Opinion Pages redesign, 2010 


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