Through the lens of biology, technology, and human ecology, Annelie Koller seeks to develop a new language of design for a better future.
Koller is currently the Creative Director at iRobot. Previously, she was the experience design lead at the biotech startup Modern Meadow, the first company to grow sustainable collagen-based materials in a lab.
Koller is also a founding member of the New York-based Lady Tech Guild which aims to empower women in the emerging manufacturing industry. She also co-produces the Biofabricate summit that showcases the current world of biologically grown materials for consumer applications.
Koller held a part-time lecturing post at the Parsons School of Design and is a past resident of the art and technology foundation, Eyebeam. She graduated with an M.Arch degree from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and an MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons, New York.