FEMALE DESIGN COUNCIL MEMBERS
*please note this is a public member list, not all FDC members are listed here.
Cate Andrews / kinder 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.
Jennifer Cameron is a textile designer, and creative consultant for retail and lifestyle brands.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Irene C. Papanestor is an art advisor who provides personalized guidance to established and emerging collectors of modern and contemporary art in all media.
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 is an artist and photographer based in NYC who moves fluidly between the art and commercial worlds.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Johanna Yee studied architecture at Washington University in St. Louis and has a passion for brand design and strategy, photography, and user experience.