Timeline window -- 1954
Born in Ithaca New York on February 5th.
Timeline window -- 1968
During a high school internship she was introduced to graphic design and photo typesetting.
Timeline window -- 1975
Earned her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts.
Timeline window -- 1978
Received an M.A. and a Ph.D. from New York University.
Timeline window -- 1982
After working as a curator and sculptor, her high school friend Andy Hertzfeld got her hired at Apple to design icons for the Mac.
Timeline window -- 1986
Became the creative director at NeXT when Steve Jobs left Apple, where she hired and worked with Paul Rand.
Timeline window -- 1989
Left NeXT and created her own design firm, and worked with companies like IBM, Microsoft, and Facebook.
Timeline window -- 2015
Hired by Pinterest as Product Design Lead as her first full-time employment in over two decades.
Timeline window -- 2018
Received the AIGA medal on April 20th.
Timeline window -- 2021
Hired as Design Architect at Niantic Labs - an AR design firm.