Rob Giampietro is a designer, writer, and teacher. As a principal at Project Projects, he leads interactive and identity projects for clients in art, architecture, and the cultural sector. Project Projects has been a Finalist twice in the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards (2009 & 2011). As a writer, Rob's essays and design commentary have appeared in Dot Dot Dot, Design Observer, and BusinessWeek as well as in The New York Times, New York Magazine, and on NPR. He teaches in the graduate graphic design program at RISD. His critical essays are archived on his blog, Lined & Unlined.