wakaNINE proudly hosts FROM THE EDGE, a series of conversations led by David Trubridge with special guests from the global design world. David explores & discusses our current predicament and the pressing issues we face as we look to the future. What role can & should design play to define and drive the new "un-normal"?
This week's guest is Danu Kennedy, a New Zealand born Interior Designer based in Brooklyn, NY. Danu has a Bachelor of Design in Interior Architecture and a Masters in Architecture from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. Upon completion of her education Danu moved to New York City in 2011 and began her career in residential Design and Architecture for David Howell Design. She also developed independent projects, most notably the New York City based cafe Happy Bones as well as retail and residential spaces. In 2014, Danu joined the Parts and Labor Design team. As Design Director, she is deeply involved in all aspects of the firm, overseeing daily operations and projects.