FEMALE DESIGN COUNCIL MEMBERS

*please note this is a public member list, not all FDC members are listed here.

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Cate Andrewskinder MODERN

Currently director at kinder MODERN and an FDC Council member, Cate previously served as director and artist liaison at R & Company.

Lora Appleton / kinder MODERN

Lora is the founder of the Female Design Council & the founder and creative director of kinder MODERN the only gallery worldwide dedicated to historical child design as well as full furniture and rug collections for residential and commercial environments.

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Stephanie Beamer / Egg Collective


 
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Elizabeth Beer / Various Projects 

Jennifer Cameron

Jennifer Cameron is a textile designer, and creative consultant for retail and lifestyle brands.

Shanan Campanaro / Eskayel

Shanan Campanaro is the  Founder of Eskayel, a textile design studio that weaves fine art with craftsmanship and is dedicated to sustainable innovation.


 

Lisa Cheng Smith / Areaware

Lisa Cheng Smith is the Chief Design Officer at Areaware.

Jessica Davis / Nest Studio

Jessica Davis is the Owner and Creative Director of Nest Studio - a firm specializing in luxury decorative hardware and interiors.

Kira de Paola / Kin & Company

Kira de Paola is co-founder of Kin & Company, a Brooklyn-based design and fabrication studio producing contemporary, sculptural furniture and installations.


 

Jaime Derringer / Design Milk

Jaime Derringer is Founder and Executive Editor of Design Milk + Dog Milk, owner/curator of modern online jewelry shop Adorn Milk, + Co-Host/Producer of Clever.

Rachel Elliott

Rachel is the in-house art advisor at Uprise Art, an online gallery based in NYC.

Elena Frampton / Frampton Co

Frampton Co approach is characterized by a commitment to design’s relevance to daily life and our human connection to the spaces we inhabit.


 

Christine Gachot / Gachot Studios

Christine Gachot is the Principal of Gachot Studios, a multi-disciplinary design studio with service as its core principle. 

Alex Gilbert

Alex Gilbert is Vice President, Sales & Merchandising, 20th Century and Contemporary Design at Viyet, a subsidiary of Sotheby’s.

Gokce Guvenc / kinder MODERN

Gokce Guvenc is a Jr Product Designer at kinder MODERN. Gokce studied Designed Objects and Sculpture at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


 

Loreta Haaker

Loreta Haaker is a Peruvian industrial designer based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work focuses on creating playful and distinctive objects and experiences.

Andrea Hill / TORTUGA Living

Andrea Hill is the Founder of TORTUGA Living, a digitally native brand partnering with designers to develop modular furniture.

Kate Hopkins / ART & GUILE

Kate Hopkins is a designer and co-founder of ART & GUILE, a NYC based lighting and furnishings studio.


 

Lisa Hunt / Lisa Hunt Creative

Lisa Hunt is a Brooklyn based artist and designer.

Yoon-Young Hur

Yoon-Young Hur is an architect/ceramist based in Seoul and New York. She moves back and forth between the two cities and works on limited ceramic editions.

Miriam Kaplan

Miriam Kaplan, Brand Designer at Red Antler and Creative Lead at —ISM


 

Magdalena Keck

Magdalena Keck is an established interior designer known for a conceptual, minimalist approach, rooted in a keen awareness of light, composition, and materials.

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Konekt Furniture / Helena + Natasha Sultan

Helena and Natasha Sultan are the designers of furniture design studio, Konekt. Founded by Helena in 2015, Konekt creates tactile pieces that engage the senses.


 

Laura Krey / Laura Krey Design

Laura Krey is the principal of Laura Krey Design, an interior design firm based in Manhattan. 

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Matylda Krzykowski / Depot Basel

Tania Leopold / Laine + Alliage

Tania Leipold is the founder and designer of Laine + Alliage, a design atelier that creates one-of-a-kind soft goods and luxury textiles.


 
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Jean Lin / Colony

Catherine McCarthy / Babou New York

Catherine McCarthy is the owner of Babou New York, a gallery with a diverse offering of fine furniture from the 17th century to the 1970s.

Francine Monaco / D'Aquino Monaco

Architect Francine Monaco has created a diverse career combining the practical with the magical to create memorable timeless spaces.


 

Jillian O'Neill / Jillian O'Neill Collection

Jillian is an interior designer that brings her signature aesthetic to a line of furnishings that debuted in 2017.

Daniella Ohad

Dr. Daniella Ohad is a design historian, educator, writer, and tastemaker.

Irene C. Papanestor

Irene C. Papanestor is an art advisor who provides personalized guidance to established and emerging collectors of modern and contemporary art in all media.


 
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Kristina Parsons

Kristina Parsons is a design historian currently working as a curatorial assistant in the Department of Architecture + Design at MoMA.

Alexandra Polier / DNA Consulting

Alexandra Polier is the President of DNA Consulting, a strategic communications and branding firm dedicated to the fields of design and innovation.

Arati Rao / Tantuvi

Arati Rao is the Founder and Designer of Tantuvi, a textile studio based in New York with a focus on hand woven materials produced by cottage industry artisans.


 

Alison Rose / Alison Rose New York

Alison Rose New York, founded in 2002, is a full service design studio renown for creating dynamic spaces, and the pieces that reside within them.

Judy Ross / Judy Ross Textiles

Judy Ross Textiles is a New York based textile design studio that produces beautiful handmade furnishings for residential, office and hospitality use.

Alexandra Rowley

Alexandra Rowley is an artist and photographer based in NYC who moves fluidly between the art and commercial worlds.


 

Prachi Sanghvi

Prachi Sanghvi is an industrial Designer with a background in architecture. Her work is about visual display, product design and creating hand crafted objects

Cannon Schaub / The Crave Collective

Cannon Schaub, through her company The Crave Collective, represents a selection of custom luxury interior design brands to the trade.

Rachel Simon / Lights Up!

Rachel Simon is the founder and President of Lights Up Lighting.


 

Sue-Ellen Stroum

Sue-Ellen Stroum is a Human Scientist at MAYA, a design and innovation lab, where she focuses on Human Centered Design and new technologies.

Kimille Taylor

Kimille Taylor is a residential interior designer with offices in NYC and Telluride CO. She has a successful line of table lamps that have been widely published.

Emilia Vincent / 1stdibs

Emilia Vincent is the Director of Events and Marketing Partnerships at 1stdibs.


 
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Tiana Webb-Evans / ESP/PR

Emma Winick

Emma is an architecture student at Washington University with a passion for working with her hands who plans to pursue a master's degree in Industrial Design. 

Elish Warlop

Elish Warlop is the owner and senior designer of Elish Warlop Design Studio, a firm that specializes in lighting and furniture.


 
 

Johanna Yee

Johanna Yee studied architecture at Washington University in St. Louis and has a passion for brand design and strategy, photography, and user experience.

Nora Wolf / Wolf PR

Nora Wolf is the founder of Wolf PR, a small but powerful public relations company with a focus on design based in New York City.