Véronique Vienne is a former graphic designer/magazine art director who has written extensively on design history,lifestyle trends, and business practices. She has edited, art-directed, and written essays for several design publications in the United States and Europe. Her books on graphic design, some of them co-authored with Steven Heller, have been translated in numerous languages. She lives in France where she conducts workshops on design criticism as a creative tool, and where she acts as a branding consultant for a number of corporate clients.
In 2017, she was a finalist for the Rome Prize of the American Academy in Rome, in the Design section.