Design Director of Arch Mission
Kate Reed is a Boston-based designer connecting humans, computers, and the natural world through wearable interfaces; she serves as Design Director of Arch Mission and is Artist in Residence at the 3DExperience Lab. You can catch her work at biometric.io.
Kate Reed built her first wearable device when she was 13, before the introduction of the Apple Watch. Since then, she has designed, engineered and built hundreds of wearable computers. Kate was the first graduate of the MIT-backed NuVu Studio and earned dual undergraduate degrees from Brown University and The Rhode Island School of Design. Kate allows nature to grow in computational space by modeling the processes and systems of nature to create algorithms that allow for predictable and replicable growth. She is Director of Design with the Arch Mission Foundation and the inaugural Artist in Residence at Dassault Systemes. Her designs and inventions have been featured at the White House, New York Fashion Week, Boston Fashion Week, the Museum of Design Atlanta, the Boston Children’s Museum, the Hackaday Superconference, the MIT Museum, and more.