Wesley Chau is a designer and educator based in New York City. He works across a range of industrial design, digital media, and creative research practices. Wesley holds an MFA Design and Technology from The New School and BFA Industrial Design from RISD.

Available for freelance and collaborative work.

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Wesley Chau is a designer and educator based in New York City. He works across a range of industrial design, digital media, and creative research practices. Wesley holds an MFA Design and Technology from The New School and BFA Industrial Design from RISD

Available for freelance and collaborative work.

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Eating My Data, 2022


A short film investigating the intersection between DNA data storage and Chinese immigrant food narratives. It is a meditation on technology’s ambitious role in encoding personal data inside DNA and follows the process of storing my own family immigration story within a transgenic rice plant.

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Rotations, 2022


Series of motion studies created with Cinema4D. Sounds designed in Ableton. 


Floor Light, 2021


A shape-shifting floor lamp comprised of a welded steel armature, textile diffuser, and rare earth magnets. Made in collaboration with Mercury Bureau for The Apparition of the Etheric Double at Support, London, Ontario.


Coop, 2021


A speculative fiction about a community of humans co-existing with chickens. Each species relies on the other’s respectful interaction, salvation, and biological offerings to survive. Created under the guidance of Dunne & Raby for their Designed Realities studio.

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Assembly, 2021


A collection of three miniature houses made in CNC-milled natural stone. Designed for Yabu Pushelberg x Salvatori.