Kiki Goti is a DESIGNHEAD

 Blog — 8.3.22

What’s design got to do with it? DESIGNHEADS is an interview series profiling the next generation of designers, tastemakers, and creatives *shaking up* the design world.

Name: Kiki Goti

Age: 31

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Instagram: @kikigoti


Are you a designer? Why or why not? Although I studied architecture, I consider myself a designer because of the scale of the projects I usually work on

One word to describe your take on design: Fun

The last thing you made: Chair and Side Table called “Steel Stripes”

The next thing you want to make: Some upholstered striped furniture…

A designed object you adore: Anni Albers textiles

A designed object you can’t stand the sight of: Glass tabletops

A moment of pure creative joy: Sunday morning in studio with coffee and greek radio, planning next projects

When we say “designing the future,” what comes to mind? Designing in an open and inclusive way using new tools and materials responsibly

If you could show your work to anyone in the world, who would it be? Gaetano Pesce

Your aesthetic embodied as a...

Sound? Boom!

Color? Orange

Texture? Squishy

Your *grail*: if you could own one iconic design work, what would it be? Mario Bellini Le Bambole sofa. In red or in white with yellow stripes

What’s next for you? Preparing some pieces for Paris Design Week 2022. 


Are you a DESIGNHEAD? Send your responses to the following prompts AND a hi-res photo to

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