Apparel Product Design

Phoenyx Co

Ideate, Design, and prototype a series of products, including a roll-top backpack, duffel, messenger bag, and pencil case that had a simple stitching pattern, with a waterproof component as well as utilizing various recycled pieces of billboard with a sleek look.

Ideation to Design Timeline 

1 week :  messenger bag, pencil case, purse
2 weeks:  backpack , duffel


Most Advanced Prototype, UNC Make-a-Thon ‘19
Exposition in Smithsonian Museum of American History, ACCelerate Festival ‘19
Launch Chapel Hill, Premier Start-Up Accelerator Program

In the Media:

“These UNC Students Found a Zero-Waste Way to Reuse Old Billboards”  The Daily Tar Heel, Chapel Hill
“UNC Student Finds New Uses for Old Billboards” WRAL-TV, Raleigh 
“Transforming Garbage into Fashion” UNC Communications, Chapel Hill

150 units sold

Our company spent 6 months prototyping and selling to our first customers. While our company isn’t producing at the moment, it looks foward to continuing its work one day

Jewelry Design

Designed earrings and other jewelry with vegetable ivory and other sustainably sourced natural materials, exploring color and form. Grew brand through e-commerce and local retail at Detroit is the New Black, the Museum of Contemporary Art of Detroit, and You Have Good Luck shop in Hamtramck. 

Limeaid x down to the wire campaign

Gallery 2019-2021: 



GIS projects in ANTH 419: Anthropological GIS, and in a Research Assistant position with Dr. Kurzman in the UNC Department of Sociology. 

These following maps of Burkina Faso were made using ArcGIS where I was tasked with visualizing data from spreadsheets into a baselayer of Burkina Faso

CAD MODELING [Solidworks]