Photo of Angelika Seeschaaf veres
Photo of Angelika Seeschaaf veres
Angelika Seeschaaf veres
Faculty of Design, Graduate Studies
416-977-6000, Ext. 380

Area(s) of Expertise

Industrial, furniture & retail Design, User centered design, Mass production & customisation


Angelika Seeschaaf Veres is an industrial designer, educator and researcher utilizing an interdisciplinary, human centered approach to the design and making of furniture, products, retail interiors and fashion. In 2004 Angelika launched eeaa design, a design studio in London UK. Eeaa explores the intersection of daily routines, human body and space by developing products, furniture, retail interiors, and large-scale sculptures for internationally renowned clients such as Haworth Roeder, Nike, Herman Miller, Hayon Studio, and British artist Damien Hirst. Since 2011, Angelika has taught at OCAD U in the Industrial and Graphic Design department where she developed a new course in Sustainability and Systems Thinking, co-authored the newly implemented Industrial Design for Health & Wellness course and taught Open Studio, an interdisciplinary course focused on Critical Design Thinking. Her current research work with OCAD U's Data Materialization Lab and Zero Footprint Lab is assessing tools and methods to create customised products for anthropometric fit and biomechanical needs. This research explores customized approaches for the design of eyewear and every day products for people with arthritis using 3D printing, mass and local manufacturing techniques and anthropometric data sets. In 2015 she launched a range of customizable eyewear with Toronto based start up Guild eyewear.


2004 MA in Design Products, Royal College of Art, London, UK 2002 Diplom Designer, Universtit–t der K–nste Berlin, Germany 2000 BA (Hons), Product Design, Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication,UK 1999 Vordiplom, Product Design and Architecture, Universit–t Kassel, Germany

Professional Experience

2015 OCAD University Associate Professor of Industrial Design 2011- 2015 OCAD University various teaching positions in Industrial Design & Graphic Design 2009 "2011 Hayon Studio, London, UK - Lead Designer, Product and Furniture Design. 2004 "recently eeaa design, Principal,Product, Furniture and retail consultancy. 2003-2004 Mike Smith Studio, London UK, Lead design, construction & project management of contemporary fine art and large scale sculptures for the internationally renown artists. 2001 "2000 Haworth-Roeder, Product designer, Office furniture, Berlin, Germany. 1999 Foster and Partners, Product designer, London UK. Angelika has conducted interdisciplinary design workshops for Vitra Boisbuchet (France), Summer Academy (Bremerhaven, Germany), Karlsruhe University of Arts & Design (Germany) and the Aalto University (Finland).

Selected Exhibitions

2014 Light it Up, Corner light AKA –Where did I leave my phone?"Toronto Design Off-site Festival, Toronto Design Week, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Canada 2013 Pretty Shiny Things, Reflect/Respect cycling wear collection, Toronto Design Off-site Festival, Toronto Design Week, Cooper Cole Gallery 2008 Orgatec- international office & facility fair, launch of Office seating range for K–hl GmbH Cologne, Germany 2004 Park & Products, Magpie Jewellery, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

Selected Publications

Azure Architectural Digest Moco Loco Mix Interior Magazine UK