Professional in 3D Printing Design.
Jiani Zeng is an industrial designer, engineer and researcher working in the intersection of consumer product design and technology. Her work explores new design opportunities beyond the limit of current manufacturing and materials like soft robotics, multi-material 3D printing etc. Jiani's work has been recognized in top international design awards like Red Dot Design Concept, International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), Platinum A’ Design Award etc. Her design has been featured in the Milan Design Week, CHI, Artsthread, italianbark, LUXOS and IDSA. She has consulted and designed for multiple companies, including Seymourpowell, Hilti, Furrytail, MIT Design Lab and MIT Media Lab, not only helping them successfully deliver products from initial concept to final product launch but also looking at future design trends and brand strategy. Jiani holds a BEng in Product Design and Manufacture from the University of Nottingham and a Master of Science in Integrated Design and Management (IDM) from MIT. She is a Co-founder and Executive Director of Product Design at Butlr. Technologies and Radical Department Inc., her startup and studio are based in San Francisco.