Hsien-yin Ingrid Chou, Assistant Creative Director at MoMA
The Museum of Modern Art
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Ingrid Chou is a seasoned designer who has been with MoMA for over 10 years. Currently, she is the Assistant Creative Director and specializes in interactive experiential design, including exhibition design, information design, and interactive educational design.
Ingrid holds a MFA from Yale University. In addition to her role at MoMA, she has served as guest speaker and guest critic at various schools in the tri-state area. Her exhibition and installation projects have won numerous awards, including AIGA, Type Director's Club, HOW, inHOWES, and Prints. Ingrid's work has been published internationally, most recently in Identity of Culture Institution 2013, Gestalten Publishers, Participatory Design 2012, Design 360°– Concept and Design, Sensation–Theme Promo & Campaign 2012, Sandu Publishing, and featured in BranD Magazine, 2012 by Sendpoint Books. Her work was reviewed in HyperAllergic 2011 and interviewed on Creativity 2010.
Partnering with the MoMA Educational Department, Ingrid realized the MoMA Art Lab, a series of interactive, educational physical spaces which successfully demonstrate Ingrid's belief that the designer's primary task is to make complex content digestible, accessible and fun. The Art Lab series also evolved into Ingrid's participation on a digital version called the MoMA Art Lab App which was featured in iPad Apps for Kids and elected one of the "10 Favorite Kid Apps." The Art Lab App was also nominated in USA Today as one of the top 5 apps for creative kids, was an App of the Day on Gizmodo.com, received a Parent's Choice Award and a HOW Interactive Design Merit award.