Skip to content

Hannah Berkin-Harper

Adjunct Associate Professor


Hannah Berkin-Harper is an Industrial Designer working in design for public space and active design. She is the Design Lead at Street Lab, a non-profit that creates pop up programming and placemaking in New York City where she works with City agencies and community groups on new designs for open streets and public spaces.

Her previous positions have been as Senior Designer at Karim Rashid’s studio working on furniture, tableware, consumer products, and interiors for clients all over the world. She also founded HBH Design, a consultancy focusing on projects involving environmental sustainability and public space, working with both private clients and non-profits.

Her courses focus on design process, research, prototyping methods and community-centered design. Her research interests include participatory design methodologies, active design and environmental sustainability.

AB Studio Art, Vassar College

MID, Pratt Institute