With a distributed team,
we approach each project with artisanal care.

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Studio Wé was founded in 2014 to make participatory design the new normal in designing products and services.

Our two permanent teams are based in NYC and Montréal, with a wide network of collaborators in North America and Europe.

PEOPLE

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Antonio Cesare Iadarola, PhD

Founder, Design Director

New York

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Antonio Starnino

Founder, Design Director

Montreal / New York

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Marta Alves

Service Designer

Milan

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Violet Edwards

Research Lead

Toronto

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Jennifer Wieskopf

Senior User Researcher

Toronto

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Simon Vihn

Service Designer

Montreal

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Bruno Larivière 

Researcher

Montreal

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PAST COLLABORATORS

CRISTINA COLOSI

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Cristina is a junior service designer, with background in research, science, system modeling and visual thinking. She is leading the business design of a new workplace accelerator offering.

LINN VIZARD

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Linn is a senior service designer based in Toronto, who has worked with clients such as the City of Toronto, WSIB, TELUS, Instacart, Shopify, The Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council , and The Canadian Forces College to deliver consulting projects and service design training. With Studio Wé she helped lead a project looking at the redesign of legal government services for the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General

VINCENZO LANZIELLO

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Vincenzo is a graphic designer based in Milan, working in the field since 2008 for a wide array of agencies and individual clients. He forges ideas, shapes, and typography through the means of visual communications, taking care of the design process end-to-end, with methodology, dedication, and meaning. He curated the new visual identity and communication tools of the studio.

SIMON GOUGH

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Simon Gough is a service design and educator based in the UK and Spain. He was our person on the field for a project of process redesign of a digital transformation agency in London.

JANSON CHENG

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Janson is a social entrepreneur and transdisciplinary designer based in Beijing and Shanghai. He collaborated with us as a local trainer of a Design Thinking Facilitation program for a global consumer goods company.

SANA BANERJEE

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Sana is a strategist and researcher based in Montreal. She supported us in user research for the public sector and our internal research on the Future of Work.

VINCENZO DI MARIA

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Vincenzo is a service designer and educator based in Italy, with him, we started our first co-design projects working with local communities to design educational experiences of a Slow Food garden in South of Italy, and user experiences for commercial spaces.

SUSANA ANTONIO

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Susana is a social entrepreneur based in Lisbon, Portugal. She was involved in our work with Slow Food educators, to support co-creation with university students and school managers.

VARDA LAZARD

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Varda is a UX writer based in California, she supported us in shaping our language and creating the voice we are using to communicate our content to a broad audience.

JESS MALZ

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Jess Malz is a transformation consultant, facilitator, learning designer, and certified coach. Working together we led the design of a team building process for a startup incubator in Montreal.

ALESSANDRA BOSI

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Alessandra is a branding designer and illustrator based in London, she has supported us with the development of visuals and illustrations for user research and future scenarios for our client projects.

CLIENTS

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co-designing work environments

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New York City
2 N 6th Place Brooklyn, NY 11249

Montréal
8832 Rue Meunier Quebec, Canada, H2N1V9

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