Mia Daniels is an avid surfer, snowboarder, all-round outdoor enthusiast – with a specific affection for travel and adventure in the natural world. These passions have directly influenced her focus in design: service systems, innovative textile solutions, and human-centered design strategies. In exploring design’s purpose past that of producing consumable items, Mia found that collaborative making was central to facilitating platforms for open dialogue and engagement: utilizing human resourcefulness, adaptability, and creativity.
Mia graduated from Emily Carr University of Art & Design with a Bachelor of Industrial Design. She Currently resides in Tofino B.C., a small town on the wild west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada. Living in such a place enables creative endevours to be integrated alongside the unique local culture that Tofino is renowned for; daily encounters with wildlife, and surfing in the cold Pacific Ocean.