Martha launches her first footwear collections on the heels of a career of more than 15yrs as an industrial and interface designer.
Her background includes co-founder and 10yrs as president and creative director of Able Design, an interdisciplinary design studio in NYC and 5 years as leader of the global ‘convergent’ technology practice for Razorfish. She is an award- winning designer with over 20 patents registered in the USA. She has been published widely and her work is included in the permanent collection of the Cooper Hewitt Museum of Design, NYC.
Martha's residency in January 2012 results in a collection of footwear that reconsiders the processes, materials and components of a shoe.
Cornell University 1982 Rhode Island School of Design 1986 Ars Sutoria Course Degree, Footwear Engineering 2007
Industrial Design Excellence Award 1995 Industrial Design Excellence Award 1997 Industrial Design Gold Award International Globestar Award for Medial Design Gold Award for Excellence for Innovation in Medical Design
Publishing Materials and Ideas for the Future Goddess in the Details Product Design 5 Product Design 6 International Design Yearbook 2000