REGIONAL is a design and research advisory that performs and applies original analysis of global spaces, culture and commerce, uncovering and developing opportunities for profitable innovation and meaningful cultural intervention.

Partners Gwendolyn Floyd and Joshua Kauffman have recently researched and designed in developing and developed contexts as diverse as Egypt, Cuba, California, the American Desert, and rural Canada, and have presented their findings and projects in various settings  including Etech, Stanford, Harvard, UC San Diego, Amnesty International, and the Institute for the Future.

As practicing designers and consultants, they continue to advise, lecture and work with the private sector, non-profits and academic institutions.

Recent clients and venues include:

Freedom House, SCI_ARC, UC Santa Barbara, Nike, O’reilly, ebay, Royal Philips Electonics, Philips Design, Honda, UC San Diego, The National Technical Research Center of Finland, The Banff New Media Institute, The Institute for the Future, Arup, Plantronics, Blast Radius, Droog Design, The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, The Gardner Museum, the Museum of Modern Art (NY), Victoria & Albert Museum, The Shenzhen & Hong Kong Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture, Dutch Design Week, Milan Salone di Mobile, 100% Design London, Utrecht Manifest Social Design Biennale.