Leah K.S. Amick is a furniture and product designer based in Portland, Oregon where she focuses on fabricating and marketing her designs. She grew up in rural Indiana and spent her childhood summers in Finland. Leah’s multicultural upbringing has inspired practical objects with a pure and understated aesthetic, where form and function elegantly coincide. Utilizing visual and tactile elements, her most recent pieces provoke curiosity and stimulate a sense of awareness in an object while retaining its functionality.
Leah holds a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in industrial design and a master’s degree in furniture design from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). She has been involved in a variety of projects ranging from jewelry to medical equipment to modular furniture and her work has been featured in numerous design exhibitions and competitions.