Professor – Design
Nathan Felde is a professor of Design in Department of Art + Design in the College of Arts, Media, and Design at Northeastern University. He holds a Master of Science from MIT’s Department of Architecture, helped found Lightspeed Computers, and acted as Executive Director of broadband media research laboratories for NYNEX (now Verizon). His design work has been featured in collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, and the Musée de la Arte Decoratif in Paris. In addition, he has received recognition from the American Academy in Rome, AIGA, the International Union of Concerned Scientists, NEA, and the Aspen International Design Festival. His projects include work for Bitstream, Fujitsu, Mercedes Benz, Samsung, Harvard School of Business, and Orange Labs. Beyond his design work, Nathan has trained and performed for many years as a classical violist, was named a Colonel in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, has sailed across the Atlantic Ocean, and works with semper fiber to promote creativity and innovation amongst young people in devastated regions of the world.