Elvin Chu, IDSA

Elvin Chu, IDSA
Industrial Designer

Elvin Chu, IDSA, is an industrial designer at Matter in San Francisco. Previously, he worked at Creature in Atlanta and Electrolux in Charlotte, NC. Chu is a 2016 graduate of the Georgia Tech College of Design, and the 2016 IDSA Student Merit Award (SMA) winner in the South Design District.

To enhance the lives of users through meaningful design, Chu strives to evoke emotional connections among people, objects and their environments. “Roles and opportunities for designers have changed drastically over the years, and it seems that there is no better time than now to be an industrial designer,” says Chu.


People, objects, environments. By defining singular connections among these subjects, how can we approach design more meaningfully?

Elvin Chu, IDSA, of Matter, shares his thoughts on how connections influence his creative process.