Darrick is a designer, researcher, educator and an expat of the midwest, living in Brooklyn. He is the Design Principal at NY based architecture firm AREA and co-founder of Edible Infrastructures, a research collaborative employing algorithmic design tools to speculate on new generative mechanisms for the design of future cities.

He has over 17 years experience working on architecture, design and branding projects worldwide from offices in New York, London, Seattle and Chicago. As Creative Director at JPDA he led projects for well known brands including Apple, American Apparel, Harley Davidson and O2. Each project is seen as an opportunity for research through design and visa-versa, with an interest in materiality, new modes of production, and our relationship with image, object, space and their effects.