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noun studio

Creating timeless heirlooms through meaningful design

noun studio is an industrial design studio based out of San Francisco founded by Elvin Chu. Chu created noun studio as an outlet for creative experimentation outside of his day-to-day work. Driven by curiosity of the ordinary and timeless details, noun studio strives to evoke emotional connections among people, objects, and their environments through meaningful design.

San Francisco, CA, California

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What inspires you (in design or in life)?

Observing the nuances that arise from routine and repetition. By following daily (often mundane) routines, the unintentional deviations from those routines become amplified. And in those subtle moments the familiar briefly shifts, sparking opportunities for new ideas and perspectives.

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