Charlotte McCurdy

Dezeen Awards 2021 judge Charlotte McCrudy

Charlotte McCurdy is an award winning interdisciplinary designer and researcher who works at the intersection of technology, futuring, and existential threats.

Her work on carbon-negative materials, "After Ancient Sunlight," debuted as part of "Nature — The Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial."

Based in New York, McCurdy collaborated with fashion designer Phillip Lim on a new vision for sustainable fashion as part of the One X One initiative in partnership with Swarovski, the UN Office for Partnerships and the Slow Factory Foundation.

McCurdy's work has been featured in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Guardian, Wallpaper, Vogue, Dezeen, NowThis, Buzzfeed, and beyond. She is a member of the Alternative Thinkers collective, and teaches at The Rhode Island School of Design.



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