Aki Barber is a graduate from Rhode Island School of Design '18 (RISD) with a BFA in Industrial Design. She currently works at U Brands designing fun and contemporary office supplies and accessories for big box retailers such as Target, Walmart, and Staples. In addition to product design, Aki also works as a freelance Illustrator, graphic designer, and photographer. 

Aki is interested in designing products within the realm of home goods, cooking, softwoods, and medical.  

In addition to art and design, Aki is also passionate about the culinary arts,  yoga, and swing/blues dancing.