I'm Aynne Valencia-Brooks aka: avalen design. 

I am a product design director.  

I work on new consumer products, in-flight entertainment systems, service design ecosystems and mobile and tablet applications. 

I have been working on digital product design and service design projects for over 18 years. 

You can see where I have worked in my resume

In addition to my professional, teaching and community work, I also work on personal creative projects related to experiential design and photography. 


Recent Projects

Service design, Product design and strategy


Things I am thinking about


Workshops, presentations,
and teaching

I teach a variety of courses including: 

Design Thinking
Visual design
Interaction design
Visual design
Experience design
Design for natural user interfaces
Conceptual design
Interaction Design 1
Information Design 
Intro to Service Design 
Experience Design at the undergraduate and graduate level  
Visual Interaction Design 
Interaction Design Senior Thesis

I started and am piloting a Futures Lab which has different topic studios - the one I am leading this semester is about connected workspaces