Seb Choe

Associate Director at MIXdesign / JSA

Seb Choe (they, them) is Associate Director of MIXdesign, an inclusive design think tank and consultancy with a team of recognized experts in different aspects of diversity, dedicated to creating design solutions that make public building types like art museums, restrooms, and university campuses accessible and welcoming to people of different ages, genders, races, religions and abilities. MIXdesign was the subject of a recent article in The New York Times Magazine, “Bodies in Space: How Architecture Could Help Us Adapt to the Pandemic”, which highlighted the organization’s approach to designing inclusive post-pandemic spaces. Seb coordinates the efforts of MIXdesign’s in-house staff, institutional partners, research assistants, interns, and a network of consultants for MIX research, educational, legal, and fundraising initiatives. They act as project manager for Stalled!, an award-winning interdisciplinary design-research initiative that has since its founding in 2015, has become the leading voice on the design of transgender-inclusive restrooms that also account for the needs of a broad spectrum of embodied identities. Seb oversees Stalled! research and design teams, organizes lectures and workshops, and disseminates work through publications like Stalled! Online and Stalled! The Video, as well as through exhibitions including the 2021 Venice Biennale.