Amanda Huynh, IDSA
Assistant Professor of Industrial Design, Pratt Institute
IDEA Jury Member, 2021-22
Amanda Huynh | 黃珮詩 (she/her) 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. She is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Design at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn where she teaches studios including food design and topics focused on social impact. Amanda earned a BDes Industrial Design from Emily Carr University of Art + Design and worked as a professional designer for several years before pursuing a MSc 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.