Nikki Sylianteng is an interaction designer who believes that the small and quiet can be powerful.
Her latest project To Park or Not to Park? is a guerrilla parking sign redesign experiment currently saving drivers on the streets of Los Angeles, Brisbane, and New Haven. She also created eating carefully, a series of videos of herself eating carefully. Her work has been widely featured in The Atlantic, the BBC, NPR, Fast Company, and Wired and heatedly discussed in these Reddit and Hacker News threads.
Nikki is also a design consultant and advisor based out of Orbital, a space in Manhattan’s Lower East Side and home to independent folks developing and launching new ideas. She is an alum of the MFA Interaction Design program at The School of Visual Arts, and spent five years prior as a designer in interior architecture firms in Los Angeles. She has a background in Psychology and a BS in Information Systems from Ateneo de Manila University.