Prof. Emily Smith


Emily Smith is a Berlin-based designer, educator, and researcher. Her multi-disciplinary practice investigates the interplay between the narrative and the spatial, experimentation as play and as research, and visual language of the emotional and the systematic. Smith is a Professor of New Media Design (MA) at the University of Applied Science Europe.

Smith also lectures internationally within Anthropology, Architecture, Curatorial Studies, and Interdisciplinary Design contexts. In 2018, Emily served as co-Artistic Director for the inaugural Fikra Graphic Design Biennial 01: Ministry of Graphic Design in Sharjah, UAE. She holds a BA in Latin American Studies, a BFA in Time-Based Media, and an MA in Visual and Media Anthropology.