Hua Chen (they/them) is a Brooklyn-based information scavenger and worker of words cosplaying as a brand designer. Currently a Senior Designer @ Team; previously at Droga5Center for Urban Pedagogy, Base Design, and Pratt Institute Material Lab (School of Design).

They have been a visiting lecturer and guest critic at SVA, Parsons School of Design, and Pratt Institute.


They are also a licensed wedding officiant in the state of New York. 


Education
︎︎︎BFA, Pratt Institute

Guest Critic / Lecturer
Interaction and Communication I, Visiting Critic, SVA, 2023
Currents: Designing with Archives, Visiting Critic, Parsons, Spring 2021
Professional Practice, Guest Lecturer, Pratt Institute, Spring 2021
Typography I, Visiting Critic, Parsons, Fall 2020

Clients / Collaborators
Atlassian, New York Times, Daily Provisions, DVDL, Geffen Playhouse, Think Chinatown, Run for Chinatown, Thom Browne, CFDA, Alex Jen, Max Guy, The Greene Space, Union Square Partnership, etc.

Additional work samples & CV upon request.



Projects

︎︎︎Atlassian (Droga5)

With Erin McCarthy and Melanie Reichert, Art Direction by Maria Kouninski and Sara Smokorovich, 2022. Make your dream real here



︎︎︎New York Times (Droga5)


With Lee Pozin and Samantha Lee (story portrait), Art Direction by Jessica Pester and Justin Luu, 2022. Watch the film here. As seen in AdAge.



︎︎︎LiftIQ (Droga5)


With Lia Sfiligoj and Shannon Choi, ongoing. Full project available upon request. 



︎︎︎Daily Provisions (Base Design)


With Jeffrey Waldman, 2019. As seen in Fast Company.



︎︎︎The Greene Space (ThoughtMatter)


With Sarah Mohammadi and Wednesday Krus, 2020.



︎︎︎Fixer Advisory Group (Base Design)



With Inva Çota, 2020.



︎︎︎Publications (Ongoing)



Including collaborations with Aitana Cantú, Alex Jen, Basia Kurlender, Caitlin RyanLulu Johnson, Stephanie O’Byrne, Max Guy, and the Pratt Institute School of Design.



︎︎︎Independent Work (Ongoing)



Including collaborations with Ian Griffin, Max Guy, Caitlin Ryan, and the Pratt Institute School of Design.













All tenderness to you. 温柔只留给你.
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