Sean Zhang is a multidisciplinary designer and installation artist based in New York.
His unique journey in design began during his studies at the Polytechnic University of Milan in Italy, where he specialized in Product Design. He then moved to the United States to continue his studies where he earned a Masters Degree in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design. His time in Italy ignited his passion for craftsmanship, and his time RISD encouraged a hands-on approach with ceramic, textiles, wood, and blown glass.
Zhang was awarded Red Dot Design Award \”Best of Best\” in 2014 and was a Fast Company Magazine\’s Innovation By Design Awards honoree in 2017. Zhang’s work has been featured in major design events such as Milan Design Week, New York Design Week, Dutch Design Week, Paris Design Week, FIAC in Paris, and Art Basel Miami. Zhang’s work has been published by the internationally renowned INTERNI magazine, Surface magazine, Core77, Vice Magazine, Yanko Design, PAPER Magazine, BAZAAR Magazine, IDEAT Magazine, and Modern Decoration Magazine.