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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. Prior to her appointment at Pratt, she was an Adjunct Professor 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