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Amanda Huynh

Assistant Professor


Amanda Huynh is a Canadian product and food designer working at the intersections of community-building, social innovation, and sustainable design. Amanda’s design career has allowed her to work across a variety of sectors in Vancouver, Bali, Shanghai, and London, England.

Amanda earned a Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) from Emily Carr University of Art + Design and worked as a professional designer for several years before realizing she could combine her love of design and food. This led her to pursue a Master’s in Food Design from Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan, Italy.

Amanda is a Leader on the IDSA Diversity Equity and Inclusion Council and received IDSA’s 2023 Young Educator Award for her impact on industrial design education. Prior to her appointment at Pratt, she was faculty at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, teaching in the Faculties of Design + Dynamic Media, and Culture + Community. She also managed the DESIS Lab, a research lab for Design for Social Innovation Towards Sustainability.

Master of Science: Food Design, Scuola Politecnica di Milano
Bachelor of Design: Industrial Design, Emily Carr University of Art + Design