The recipient of the 2010 Design Mind Award is Ralph Caplan.

For more than fifty years, Ralph Caplan has been thinking, writing, and speaking about design and collaborating with designers on exhibitions, films, and publications, including editing I.D. magazine. His work has addresses the design of products, and the larger context in which they are used.

The Design Mind Award recognizes a visionary individual who has had a profound impact upon design through his or her writing, research, and scholarship.

Presenting the Design Mind Award is acclaimed designer and winner of the 2004 National Design Award for Lifetime Achievement, Milton Glaser.