Cyvian Chen

Submitted by anoopa on Thu, 06/06/2019 - 13:39
Summer 2019
Cyvian Chen

Born and raised in Guangzhou, China, Cyvian is a rising senior at Rhode Island School of Design, double majoring in Industrial Design and Jewelry+Metalsmithing. As a designer, Cyvian is interested in creating human-centered and inclusive designs that takes needs of individuals of all abilities into consideration. She has been involved in a variety of projects with focuses on experience of dementia patients in emergency room, accessibility in Providence public spaces and Providence West End community engagement. She is excited to gain a deeper understanding and hands-on experience of the inclusive design practice through her internship at IHCD. As a jeweler, Cyvian loves form-based designs that are abstract, poetic and timeless. Her motto is one of her professor’s favorite quotes, “God is in the details.”