Evan Huggins is a Brooklyn based designer and inventor with deep roots in the outdoor adventure community and a passion for radical sustainability. He is the founder and principle at Evan Huggins Design LLC, a small product design consultancy based at New Lab in the Brooklyn Navy Yard with clients in the healthcare, aerospace, apparel and home goods industries.
In graduate school, Evan co-founded ReMo Technology, an e-textile company that taught people safer and more dynamic ways of moving for sports training and physical therapy. As the leader of this startup, he participated in a Lean Launchpad incubator and gained experience pitching his ideas in front of large crowds and to investors. Evan also led an interdisciplinary team of architects and industrial designers to create a Mars transit habitat as part of a NASA sponsored studio. He presented this work to NASA engineers at Johnson Space Center in 2016. It was later exhibited at the Intrepid Air and Space Museum.
Previously, Evan was Program Director at InterConnections 21, an educational non-profit dedicated to teaching teenagers the importance of sustainability, civility, and international relations. He has planned and led service trips to Ghana and Tanzania, produced fund-raising and speaking events for big name diplomats and humanitarians, and organized conferences in partnership with UNDPI, Amnesty International, and other NGOs.
Evan completed his Masters of Industrial Design at Pratt Institute, and his Bachelors of English Literature at The Colorado College. His work has been shown internationally at exhibitions including Dubai Design Week, ICFF, and Wanted Design.