Divya Chaurasia is an award-winning industrial designer with a background in engineering and user experience. An expert in user-centered research, sustainable practices and design for manufacturing, she has a Masters in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute, New York and a Bachelor’s in Technology from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India.
Currently, Divya works as a senior industrial designer and user experience lead at Spitfire Industry, a design consultancy based in Brooklyn, New York. She designs products and experiences for brands like Clorox, All Clad, Tefal, Bausch & Lomb, Cook’s Direct, Hunter Douglas, GoTrax, and Nectar. Divya’s work is inspired by the everyday pursuits of people. She is fascinated by the connection between humans, objects and environments and captures this relationship in delightfully functional products.
Her work has been exhibited at NYCxDesign (New York Design Week) and NYC Media Lab Annual Summit and received recognition by Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award in 2021 (sustainability) and International Design Awards 2023 Honorable mention. Being a strong advocate for sustainable practices in design, Divya has spoken at the Industrial Design Society of America Technical Deep Dive and North Carolina State University on the topic. In her free time, Divya mentors design students, helping with matters such as finding the right college, possible career paths, and designing a portfolio.