Teknion | Full Time Industrial Designer, Major Pursuits Team | 2016 - Present
Since 2016, Zac has been an Industrial Designer for Teknion's Major Pursuits Team working across The Americas and Canada. In this role Zac works directly with Architects, Interior Designers, and end-user clients to design and deliver tailored, complex, and customized furniture solutions for the future of how people work.
Projects, Freelance, and Past Employment
International Masonry Institute | Contract Industrial Design | Q1 2018
Zac was contracted by IMI to design the award for the newly launched Joan B. Calambokidis Innovation in Masonry Awards yearly design competition. His design titled "Dancing Stone", was chosen by IMI for its lyrical reference to man's artistic and triumphant collaboration with the earth's natural materials. The award was then carved by hand from Carrera marble in the Palo Alto studio of Oleg Lobykin making each one a unique sculpture.
J. Walter Thompson | Freelance Industrial Design | Q3 2018
Zac assisted one of JWT's marketing design teams on a pitch to a potential client in the food industry by presenting relevant research and concept design relating to hard goods that were relevant to their overall conceptual direction.
Wooda | Repose Table
Licensed occasional table to support focused work in a variety of places within an office.
Manufactured in walnut and oak. Link
PrismTFL | Winner: Pop Up Office Design Competition
Zac designed "Totem", an original office concept to meet the wide range of needs within an office, all to fit within a 5'x4' footprint.
Details of the competition rules, and the final announcement can be found here: Link. Sponsored by: Arauco, PrismTFL, Interiors + Sources
For more information: Neiminan, Robert and Yale, Kadie, "Designers to Watch." Interiors + Sources, July 2016, Page 16
Kivvit | Interior Design | New York City | August 2015 - Completed in 2016
Zac Feltoon Design, LLC designed Kivvit's 5000 square foot flagship office in Lower Manhattan.
Bridget Ann Clark Ceramics | Strategic Consultant | 2015 - 2016
Bridget Ann Clark is an talented and thoughtful ceramicist formerly based in Brooklyn, New York. Zac consulted with Bridget on the growth of her brand, design development of product, and positioning of product offerings to ensure financial sustainability and retain brand authenticity.
NAME Activewear | Design Consultant, Chinese Manufacturing Assistance | January - Ongoing
Zac works as a design consultant with NAME Activewear to assist them in developing a top-tier activewear bag company. As part of this position, Zac went abroad with NAME to assist in vetting oversees manufacturing facilities in Central and Southern China.
Raison Pure | Industrial Design | May - June
MAC Cosmetics | Freelance Designer, Special Events | February - May
Dan Golden Studio | Design Consultant & Design Strategist | December 2014 - May 2015
Zac worked directly with founder Dan Golden to develop multiple design concepts with the intent of expanding DGS’ offering from art and graphics, to include manufacturable products and furniture.
MG2 (Formerly MulvannyG2 Architecture) | Lead Industrial Design Associate | June 2013 - November 2014
UNIQLO | Experiential Retail Design | Lead a multi-disciplinary design team to conceptualize mobile and temporary retail programs
EASTMAN Innovation Lab | MIMIC 2.0 Workplace Design | Comprehensive design research, development and execution. Lead designer, and client management
Mohawk Group | Retail Display Design | Research, design development, and design execution. Lead designer, and client management
Sine Wave Bench | Furniture Design | Lead designer, manufacturing management.
2014 Design Award of Merit winner from the Society of American Registered Architects, SARA National
Zac & Co. | Founder | Industrial Design Consultancy | January 2009 - June 2013
Selected Clients & Projects:
MG2 & Zac & Co. Design Collaboration | Winning Design Entry: MIMIC 1.0 | November 2012 - January 2013 | Workplace of the Future Competition sponsored by: HP & Microsoft, hosted by Talenthouse. A prototype of MIMIC was shown for the first time anywhere at Altitude Design Summit, Salt Lake City, January 2013
SuperTou.ch | Multiple Design Projects | 2012 - 2013
m|monroe design | Multiple Design Projects | 2009 - 2012
teNet | eCommerce, Window Display Design, Furniture Design, Photography, Creative Direction, Southampton, New York | 2010 - 2011
Edition no. 002 | Retail Store Design & Fabrication, Montauk, New York | 2009
2011 - 2012
Total Metal Resource | Design Director | March 2011 - December 2012
Edition NO. 002 | Interior Design - Retail | Montauk, NY | Summer 2010
DavidZachary LLC | Co-Founder, Product Designer | December 2008 - February 2010
Pratt Design Incubator | Member via: DavidZachary | 2009 - 2010
2006 - 2009
Billy Cotton | Industrial Designer | 2008 - 2009
David Weeks Studio | Intern | 2007 - 2008
Knoll | Intern | 2007
Marc Thorpe Design | Drafting | 2006
Pratt Institute | Bachelors of Industrial Design (BID) | 2004 - Graduated, 2008
Bauhaus-Universität | ERASMUS Study Abroad Exchange Program | Summer Semester, 2007
SARA National Design Award Winner | Sine Wave Bench | 2014
Winner: Ultimate Office Space of the Future competition by HP & Microsoft | MIMIC 1.0 | 2012
Speaking / Interviews / Press
MIMC 2.0 via. EASTMAN Innovation Lab | 2015
Video/Interview Link: Here
DFM Summit | Brooklyn, NY | 2014
Interview Link: Here
Video Link: Here