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

︎︎︎BFA Communications Design, Pratt Institute

︎︎︎Core 3: Topics, Parsons, Fall 2024 (Upcoming)

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.

Featured Projects

︎︎︎Independent (Team Design; with Stephanie Zabala and Derek Koch, 2024)

︎︎︎Aura Custom Lighting (Team Design, 2023)

︎︎︎Atlassian (Droga5; with Erin McCarthy and Melanie Reichert, ADs Maria Kouninski and Sara Smokorovich, 2022)

︎︎︎NYT (Droga5; with Lee Pozin and Samantha Lee, ADs Jessica Pester and Justin Luu, 2022)

︎︎︎LiftIQ (Droga5; with Lia Sfiligoj and Shannon Choi, 2022)

︎︎︎Daily Provisions (Base Design; with Jeffrey Waldman, 2019)

︎︎︎Fixer (Base Design; with Inva Çota, 2020)

︎︎︎Publications (Ongoing)


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