Researcher / Designer

Sam Bennett is a human-centered researcher and designer with expertise in mixed-method qualitative research in the fields of space, materials, and artifacts. Incredibly curious and filled with questions, Sam enjoys collaborating on projects focused on human well-being and environmental health. You can find her:

researching people’s relationships to objects in the domestic space.

making with mycelium and discarded materials, and repairing meaningful artifacts.

facilitating workshops focused on improving education, office space, and home life.

running Clever/Slice, a creative feedback collective.

designing interiors and objects.

pursuing special projects that are joyful.

Sam also teaches at Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, and New Jersey Institute of Technology.
For collaboration or CV, reach out to

Capstone Research + Writing

Color + Material
Defining Place
Ethnographic + Market Research
Interior Design Studio

Making Meaningful Things
Materials + Performance

Materiality + Assembly
Textiles Lab

Brooklyn Public Library
Healthy Materials Lab

Aardvark Interiors
Colony Co-op
Masterson NYC
Ghislaine Viñas
Martha Stewart Living

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