Gwendolyn Floyd is a co-founder of REGIONAL, an interdisciplinary design and research office that performs and applies original analysis of global society, culture and commerce, uncovering and developing opportunities for profitable innovation and meaningful cultural intervention.
With REGIONAL Gwendolyn researches and consults on the frontiers of technology and design for numerous transnational organizations. Recent projects covered sustainable habitats, ecologically integrated products and biometric interfaces.
Her current focus is how technology, art and design interact on the geopolitical spectrum of international development, environmental awareness and knowledge transfer.
Her design work has been widely published and shown most notably as part of the American National Design Triennale at the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Museum. Coverage of her work has been featured in the International Design Yearbook, Wallpaper Magazine, the Financial Times and the book Ecodesign.
Gwendolyn studied cultural theory and digital anthropology at Brown University and critical design at the Design Academy in the Netherlands.