Pink Essay is a creative studio & platform re-designing design culture. We create physical and digital experiences, exhibitions, and objects that explore the transformational world of furniture and object design.

Our digital archive and design community platform on Instagram at @pinkessay has an audience of over 100,000 and our work has been featured in Salone di Mobile Milano, I-D Magazine, Sight Unseen, Arch Digest, and NY Mag’s Curbed.

Our clients and creative partners have included Gufram, Pantone Color, Cloakroom Magazine, NYCxDESIGN, and StockX.

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Pink Essay is:

David Eardley
Founder/Creative Director

Matt Pecina
Conceptual Director

Our Philosophy

We believe that good design is democratic, accessible, antiracist, sustainable and collaborative. Design culture is on the move: people are excited and ready to see what we can make when we believe in the power of objects as tools of human growth and community connection. We’re here to make connections, tell stories, and build a new design culture. <3


Pink Essay: the platform on the quest to democratize design — Salone di Mobile Milano
7 must-see moments during Frieze New York (and beyond) — I-D
Rope Masks, Nubby Vases, a Steel Bar Cart, and More Design Finds — Curbed
New York Design Week, We Missed You — Sight Unseen
2021 Superlatives — Sight Unseen 2021 Yearbook
The Cleverest Awards — Architectural Digest’s Clever
This New Project Celebrates Student and Self-Taught Designers — Architectural Digest’s Clever
Personal Space: an interview with David Eardley of Pink Essay — TEETH Magazine


A creative studio and platform celebrating radical design subculture.