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Richard Whitehall
Managing Partner
Smart Design

NEW YORK, USA // Richard is responsible for Smart’s direction and operational success, and focuses on innovation in mobility, health and wellness.

He’s constantly looking for new ways that design and technology can make a difference to organizations and people.

Serving on the Design Management Institute’s Advisory Board, Richard Co-chaired DMI’s Design at Scale Conference in New York. Richard has spoken at events across the US and the EU, and has received numerous awards for his work, including IDEA Gold and D&AD Product Design Awards. 

He trained as a hybrid Designer and Engineer at the Royal College of Art and designed products in the UK and Japan, before moving to New York.

Richard now lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter and works across Smart Design’s studios in New York and London.

Follow him on Twitter: @whitehall
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