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Carla Diana enjoys living as close to the near future as possible. As Associate DIrector of
Interaction Design at Smart Design, her projects include domestic robots, mobile devices
and sentient kitchen appliances. In her practice, she combines experience in industrial and
interaction design to create solutions that bridge the gap between the physical and the
digital. She has taught and lectured internationally, most recently at the Georgia Institute of
Technology, where she was the creative director for the iconic humanoid robot, Simon.
Her awards include a Brown Foundation Fellowship at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston
in France, and she recently completed a residency at the Museum of Arts and Design
(MAD) in NYC. Carla holds a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering from The Cooper
Union and an MFA in Industrial Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art.