Hello, this is
Dan Chen
I process my thoughts by
Making
I make things real with
manufacturing
I designs human machine
interactions
I design interactions and forms that convey sense of
comfort
I experiment with new ways of emotional
engagement
I explore the digital and physical
initmacy
I creates open tools that
empwoers
I instigates augmented
intimacy
I creates digital tools that form
communities
I makes devices that questions self
identity
I create accessible and playful
designs

Design Portfolio

dankc.com

This site features selected archive of Dan Chen's work. This includes 2D, 3D, robotic, installations and interactive works.

 

Technical Portfolio

danchen.work

A collection of tutorials and experiemnts that Dan have written. Ranging from how to use network protocals, bluetooth, chips and many little fun projects.

 

Bio

Dan Chen is an interaction designer and improvisational engineer. He inspires people through working prototypes, investigates ways for crafting a better user experience.

He has several degrees including a MAS from MIT, an MFA in digital media from RISD and a BFA in communication design from UConn. He has over 7 years of design experience and now works at Johnson & Johnson as Senior Interaction Designer. Previous positions include Senior Interaction Designer at IDEO, Product Designer, and developer at The Economist Group and Morningstar Inc.

His personal work has been featured in CNET, The Huffington Post, the verge, Engadget and Daily Mail. Dan was invited as a speaker at TEDx Vienna on the future of intimacy in 2016. His work was exhibited in Vitra Design Museum, MAK Wien, Design Museum Gent & Ars Electronica.

Working in the realms of robotics, communication design, interaction design and product design, Dan explores the new ways of communication and human experience through working prototypes and storytelling, inviting a reflective evaluation and implication.

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