Raised in New Zealand and currently living in New York. I have recently graduated my Master's in Products of Design at the School of Visual Arts in New York. My thesis Invisible Possessions explored contemporary material culture and our relationship with products in an age that prioritises access over ownership. 

Outside of design, I am obsessed with ramen, road trips and rocket ships. 

 
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PREVIOUSLY

Microsoft User Experience Design
Visible Futures LabWorkshop Assistant
National Library of New ZealandResearch Scholar
Victoria University of Wellington / Studio Teacher

STUDENT PARTNERSHIPS

MoMA Design Store / Product Design
IDEO + Vetteran Affairs / Design Research

EDUCATION

School of Visual Arts, NY / MFA in Products of Design ’18
Victoria University of Wellington, NZ BDI in Industrial Design ’15 / Graduate Excellence Award for Outstanding Work in Industrial Design
Carnegie Mellon University, PA International Exchange in Industrial Design '14

 

 
All work developed, designed and documented by Louis Elwood-Leach, unless noted otherwise.