Katie Herman

 
coloring book designed to capture your stories in an engaging way.
modern take on a desk and chair design.
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Katie Herman

My designs are focused on the user's experience - how they see the design, how they interact with it, and what they take away from it.  

I believe there is a lot of value in being able to produce work that is both visually stimulating and intended towards making an impact on people, society and our future. 

Embrace is an adaptive cerebral palsy chair design that is currently being developed for the Jacaranda School for Orphans Physiotherapy clinic in Blantyre, Malawi. 

Embrace chairs are a templateable design made to be constructed by the caregiver in order to help promote their understanding and involvement in their child’s condition.

To learn more about this project visit https://www.keherman.com/embrace-cerebral-palsy
 

furl is an app designed to match people with local adoptable animals that fit their personality and lifestyle.

Matches are based on lifestyle needs, personality traits, and length of commitment to a companion. 

The app is also designed to promote fostering for people who can’t commit to adopting an animal long term but still want a companion.  

If you’d like to learn more about this project visit:
https://www.keherman.com/best-buds
 

The Perch is an elevated approach to floor seating. Adaptable floor cushion allows for use with or without the steel base. 

If you'd like to learn more about this project visit: https://www.keherman.com/the-perch-1

Capsule Coasters turn an everyday object into a meaningful display of memories. 

Each coaster contains a pressed plant collected as a memento during memorable times and travels.

If you'd like to learn more about this project visit: https://www.keherman.com/capsule-coasters
 

Proust is a coloring book designed to capture your stories in an engaging way. 

Simply record your stories and an illustrator will bring your memories to life through text and audio.

To learn more about this project visit: https://www.keherman.com/coloring-book

The w table + w stool are an abstracted and modern take on a desk and chair design. The base is a simplified wishbone shape which supports a sleek bean tabletop. The white oak table top compliments the warm cherry mahogany base. 

To learn more about the w table + w stool go to: https://www.keherman.com/w-table-w-stool