An object designer based in Chicago. Hsi utilizes simple forms and materials to reveal the complexities embedded in objects. Her work explores the inherent and intrinsic value in the way objects are conceptualized, materialized, perceived, and used. Trained as an industrial designer in Taiwan prior to her Masters in Designed Objects from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, her practical skills facilitate her process towards drawing the tangible from the intangible while maintaining her imaginative sensibility.

Her experience includes teaching digital design to middle and high school students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, designing and manufacturing household products, book cover design for Chicago-based writer Lori A. O'Connell, color design and color consultation for plastic industry.

Hsi’s works has been exhibited throughout Chicago and at Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan during Design Week 2013.

 

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