Phnam is a creative director who designs products in a very wide range of product categories.
She started her career designing transportation and habitats for manned space missions, then turned to consumer electronics and handcrafted luxury goods. She has designed and led teams at varied design consultancies including IDEO, Lunar, Matter, Enlisted and Lifestyledesign. Phnam is the CEO and Design Director at Eternal Luxe, a luxury goods brand made in the USA. She also teaches industrial design at California College of the Arts and mentors at Founder Institute.
Hometown: Paris, France
Education: Strate (France)
Designskolen Kolding (Denmark)
SICSA University of Houston (USA)
Amblard Leather Atelier (USA)
Mardis is a creative director specialized in consumer electronics, lifestyle, soft goods and packaging.
Prior to his career in industrial design, Mardis worked in graphic design, managing branding and digital design teams. Mardis specializes in fast, technical execution and shepherds products through mass production, to ensure design intent. He has worked on consumer products for Nike, Dell, Intel, Logitech, Symantec, Facebook and smaller companies too numerous to count. As a founding partner in Felt Audio, Mardis designed, developed and managed the personal audio brand from concept to big-box retail distribution.
Hometown: Champaign, Illinois, USA
Education: University of Houston (USA)
University of Illinois (USA)