Author Archives: Ellen Shapiro

About Ellen Shapiro

Print contributing editor Ellen Shapiro is principal of Visual Language LLC in Irvington, NY. She has been designing for her whole life and writing about design for more than 20 years. Her website is visualanguage.net. She blogs about garden design, horticulture, food and travel at dig-it-blog.com.

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A Subway Ride Wrapped in Art

This New York City Subway train wrapped completely in Mark Alan Stamaty cartoons presents an outside-the-box approach to advertising.

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From Picasso to Kiko, Through Burle Marx

Ellen Shapiro explores the Roberto Burle Marx exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York. The undulating shapes in his landscapes have been highly influential not only in the design world, but also in Brazilian and international graphic design.