meet the team

We love to design, create, and eat cake.


Richard is the Founder and Creative Director at Richard Clarkson Studio, LLC., During his studies at SVA Products of Design Masters program Richard realized and developed a strong passion for physical computing and business management. Evident in his work and methodology is a unique collision of Richard's New Zealand, Industrial Design background and his more recent experiences of the vibrance and culture of New York City.


Chris is the Studio Manager and Designer. NYC Based. Graduated from The School of Visual Arts, NYC. Interested in exploring design, problem solving, and growing a wicked garden. As Studio Manager Chris keeps everything running smoothly in the studio.


Luz is a Junior Designer. She graduated from the New Jersey Institute of Technology with a B.S in Industrial Design. Truly intrigued by everything that involves design, she lives between the worlds of industrial and graphic design. Focused on making meaningful experiences, that can bring a spark to a person’s life.


Juan is a Production Assistant. Graduated from the New Jersey Institute of Technology with a B.S in Industrial Design. He blurs the line between art and design, always pushing the envelope to create a new kind of experiences when it comes to product design. He is currently pursuing a second degree in Mechanical Engineering. 


Audrey is a Studio Assistant. She graduated from Pratt Institute with a bachelor in Industrial Design and a minor in Sustainability Studies. She is endlessly curious about how stuff works and the role that design plays in everyday life.