Daniel Perlin

Founder, Make_Good_Design



Daniel Perlin believes in listening closely as a strategy for design. He is currently the founder of Make_Good_, an experience design studio dedicated to bettering lives and the planet.  As a designer, he has produced a wide range of works, from screen-based experiences to objects to installations and spaces.  Recent collaborations include work with Google, IBM, Under Armour, Vito Acconci, Maya Lin, Errol Morris, the Venice Biennial of Architecture, the Cooper Hewitt Museum and Domus magazine. He has created VR and MR experiences for The Seoul biennial of Architecture, The Storefront for Art and Architecture and Fake Love, a New York Times agency.

After 3 years as Director of User Experience Design at Droga5, an agency in New York, Daniel left to found Make_Good and its first product, a platform to help slow human-made climate change. Make_Good is currently based out of New Inc., the New Museum's incubator in New York. Daniel is a graduate of Brown’s Modern Culture and Media department, NYU’s ITP and the Whitney Independent Study program and he has taught as an adjunct professor at NYU ITP, Magnet Program and RISD. When he isn’t designing, he likes to ride his bicycle and play music.

MA in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, Brown University
BA in Modern Culture and Media, Music, Brown University

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