Hometown: The Windy CityFavorite book(s):Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom by John O’Donahue
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie KondoRandom fact:In a previous life when I owned a record label, I sound engineered and put out a record Billboard Magazine called "required listening for Hip Hop's New School" by poet Corey Cokes.
How do you make Story+Structure do its magic? C-O-F-F-E-E
Bio:Chokdee has been designing and developing human-centered solutions for since 1995 for organizations such as University of Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and Worcester State University.
In 2007, after being invited to speak about design at a higher education conference, Chokdee founded Story+Structure. Today, Story+Structure works across a wide swath of industries: higher education, healthcare, arts, manufacturing, government, technology, startups, and non-profit. In the end, Chokdee truly believes empathy, compassion, and design can change the world — one iteration and prototype at a time.
Chokdee has a BSBA from Boston University in Finance. Chokdee enjoys a Buddhist, vegetarian lifestyle, riding his Harley-Davidson, playing in local bands, and seeking new adventures with his partner Nicole. Chokdee is also on the board of directors of Design Museum Foundation.
Follow Chokdee on Twitter @chokecity