Founder, co-principal, Birsel + Seck; consultant, Deconstruction: Reconstruction
MFA Products of Design


BID, Middle Eastern Technical University; MID, Industrial Design, Pratt Institute

Professional experience includes

Founder, principal, Olive 1:1; founder, principal, Birsel Design Ltd.

Clients have included

Herman Miller, Knoll, Hewlett-Packard, OfficeMax, Target, Johnson & Johnson, Toyota, Victoria's Secret, Ann Taylor, Hasbro, MOROSO

Group exhibitions include

Design Trust for Public Space; MoMA PS1; International Contemporary Furniture Fair; Milan Furniture Fair

Publications include

Huffington Post, I.D., Metropolis, Interiors, Intramuros

Collections include

Museum of Modern Art; Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Awards and honors include

Gold Award, IDEA; Athena Award, Rhode Island School of Design; Best of Show, Best of Category Awards, NeoCon; Young Designer Award, Brooklyn Museum; Gold Award, I.D.; Fulbright Fellowship