Department of Design
Evan Fay is an American furniture designer and maker born in Traverse City, MI. He received a BFA in 2014 from Kendall College of Art and Design as a student of the furniture design department, and an MFA in 2016 while studying 3D design at Cranbrook Academy of Art. Shortly after graduation Fay co-founded the design studio Aratani • Fay in Detroit where it currently operates. His work has been exhibited internationally at shows such as Collectible in Brussels, Collective in NYC, Interior Design Show Toronto, Salone Satellite Milan, Talente in Munich, and the Architectural Digest Show in NYC.
“In my creative process I aim to focus on intuitive construction methods and spontaneous form building - seeking rhythms that connect and grow each object to realize a balance in the spectrum of metaphor vs. utility.”