Andrea Small

design strategist + educator

I am a design strategist who designs brands, products, and experiences to help startups, Fortune 500 companies, and non-profits take huge leaps forward. I have the empathy of a researcher, but I care about design down to the pixel or part-line.

Awards

Spark Awards 2014

Gold, Herman Miller Public Office Landscape

Silver, Landscape Forms MultipliCITY

Silver, Briggo Coffee Haus

Core77 Design Awards 2014

Strategy and Research, Runner Up, Nike Foundation + Girl Effect Strategy

Professional Design, Notable, Herman Miller PUBLIC Design

IDSA International Design Excellence Awards 2014

Design Strategy, Bronze Winner, Herman Miller PUBLIC Strategy

Design Strategy, Finalist, Briggo Coffee Haus Strategy

Office and Productivity, Finalist Herman Miller PUBLIC

IDSA International Design Excellence Awards 2013

Design Strategy, Bronze Winner, Nivea Brand Strategy

Logo, Silver Winner, Nivea Logo Design

Design Strategy, Finalist, Local Bicycle Strategy

Green GOOD Design Awards 2013 LOCAL Bicycle

31st Annual “Toys Designed by Artists” National Exhibition Finalist

2004 NICHE Awards Finalist Metal Non-wearable Sculptural 


Conference and Lectures

DF Innovation Workshop Series Guest Lecture (Mexico City, Mexico, February 2016)

Miami University, Capstone Creativity Consulting Class Guest Lecture (January 2016)

Innovators' Day Conference Guest Lecture  (Warsaw, Poland, May 2015)

CEDIM Innovation Series Guest Lecture (Monterrey, Mexico, February 2015)

California College of the Arts DMBA Innovation Studio Guest Lecture (San Francisco, California, October 2014)

CEDIM Innovation Series Guest Lecture (Monterrey, Mexico, June 2014)

California College of the Arts DMBA Innovation Studio Guest Lecture (San Francisco, California, October 2013)

University of Washington Master's of Architecture Thesis Guest Critic (Seattle, Washington, May 2009)

Cisco: Women in Technology Lecture Series Guest Lecturer (Seattle, Washington, December 2009)


Patents

I can't share most of my work and process publicly. Care to learn more? Check out my work that's public on my recognition page, or email me to grab a coffee and chat!