Aaron Jones is a registered architect, illustrator, and fabricator based in Detroit, MI. Aaron produces experimental theaters, pop-up structures, comic books, and critical writing in collaboration with leading creative professionals and organizations around the world. He holds a Master of Architecture from Cranbrook Academy of Art and was a fellow at the Centre d’Etudes Maghrébines à Tunis, sponsored by the US Dept. of State. Since 2011 Aaron has practiced on Detroit’s east side as co-founder of Talking Dolls studio and teaches at the university level as Assistant Professor at LTU CoAD..
Martin Schwartz’ research concerns daylight and its broad influence on architectural and urban design, specifically how knowledge of daylight enables architects and urban designers to make a range of design decisions far beyond merely meeting minimum illumination standards. His current scholarship focuses on how daylight influences the generation of architectural space and form. Martin writes a blog about daylight, Architecture in the Light of Day, which may be accessed at martinschwartz.net. He is the author of the book, Gunnar Birkerts: Metaphoric Modernist, published in 2009 and other articles and papers about daylight and architecture.
Lilian Crum Assistant Professor, Graphic Design and Interaction Design
Lilian Crum's personal creative work and research investigates the relationship between digital and traditional tools in the art and design process. Crum's collaborative work through Unsold Studio focuses on brand and identity design for creative culture and the public good, and applies investigative creative techniques in client-oriented practice. She teaches Graphic Design and Interaction Design Senior Thesis, and directs a real-world, student-operated design studio, Woodward and Willis.