Muriel Cooper Research Paper

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Born in 1925 in Boston, Massachusetts, Muriel Cooper was a graphic design pioneer who anticipated the digital revolution. She has long been considered to be quite revolutionary as the realm of design shifted into the digital age. Muriel was the longtime art director of the MIT Press, implementing a Bauhaus-oriented design style into its numerous publications. In 1944, she received her BA from Ohio state and a BS in education from Massachusetts College of Art, in 1951 (Brinkerhoff 63). Soon after graduating, Cooper moved to New York City for a chance to find a position in advertising. Here, she met Paul Rand who was quite influential to her design ‘way of life’. She was soon a freelance designer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
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