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.

Avery via: Red Clay Design | Product Design | June

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

Selected Projects:

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 | 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

Zac designed a temporary location for local clothing and lifestyle retailer Edition. The store was located immediately adjacent the pool on the property at Sole East Resort in Montauk, NY. 

DavidZachary LLC | Co-Founder, Product Designer | December 2008 - February 2010

DavidZachary, co-founded by now Chicago-based David Wright, was a proud member of Pratt's Design Incubator located in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Esquire SoHo for Davidoff | Furniture Design and Fabrication | 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


Winner: Prism Pop Up Office Competition | TOTEM | 2016

SARA National Design Award Winner | Sine Wave Bench | 2014

Winner: Ultimate Office Space of the Future competition by HP & Microsoft | MIMIC 1.0 | 2012

Press release from HP


Speaking / Interviews / Press

HuffPost | Sited in the article, "Rising Demand for Custom Furniture", by Amanda Schneider for Huffington Post, January 5th, 2018

Interiors + Sources | Feature written by AnneMarie Martin on Repose for Interiors + Sources' March, 2017 issue. 

Science Channel | Air Date: 01/20/2016 

All American Makers Season 2 Premiere | Zac was a featured design expert for GeniCan's product review segment

MIMC 2.0 via. EASTMAN Innovation Lab | 2015

Video/Interview Link: Here

DFM Summit | Brooklyn, NY | 2014

Interview Link: Here

Artifacts Salon Series presented by Studio Akko + Metropolis Magazine | New York, NY | 2013

IDNY presented by Designer Pages| New York, NY | 2012

Video Link: Here