Amelia Black is a design creator, thinker, and critic. Her past as a designer and curator leads her to use her critical voice as an active tool to shape design experience and thinking. Interested in the everyday encounter, Amelia uses the medium of experience to engage people with the ideas that are shaping the world through design. From a degree in design from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago she has gone on to exhibit her design work internationally, including at ICFF and the Milan Furniture Fair. In 2006 she defined the role of cultural curator within the studio Streng Design, building upon her work as a contemporary art curator at MOCALondon. In London in 2008, she helped to create the first series of gallery exhibitions to highlight the ideas shaping the practice of international engineering consultancy Arup. In 2010, she completed her Masters thesis exploring the communicative power of smell in design, and is now ready get her hands dirty with the felt experience of design.
exhibition, writing, research, strategy, design
InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, ProTools, FileMaker Pro, Microsoft Office Suite, Keynote, and everything that comes along with a hands-on studio art education.