Hello, my name is
Dan Chen

Dan is an interaction designer with several years of software and hardware prototyping and production experience. He communicates his ideas through working prototypes, design research insights, expoloring new ways of user interactions.

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 12 years of design experience and now works at Culture Robotics as senior engineer. Previous positions include MIT Lifelong Kindergarten as an industrial designer. Johnson & Johnson as Senior Interaction Designer. Senior Interaction Designer at IDEO.

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

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

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Design Projects

dankc.com

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

 

Engineering Projects

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.

 

I am an
interaction designer
I am a
maker
I am a
engineer
I create new form of
engagement
I create open tools that
empwoers
My research is around
Mental Projections
I explore the digital and physical
initmacy
I makes devices that questions self
identity
I instigates augmented
intimacy
I create concepts, then them turn into prototpyes, then take them to production
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