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DesignL:Ab is a design firm run by Angela Bracco who holds a MFA from the Royal College of Art, London and a BArch from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. In her work, Angela desires to understand the implications of theoretical, spatial, material, and cultural issues at their core. Her work is often inspired by science, anatomy, and the senses. Currently, Angela teaches beginning design at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Architecture Department. She has a variety of professional experiences including architecture, fabrication, and exhibition design. She has curated shows in New York, Milan, London, and Eindhoven. She hopes to affect the world by providing others with tools for greater enjoyment of place and experience.




Curator/Exhibition Design

  • Royal College of Art, Graduation Show Committee (Faculty Curator Martin Smith); London, 2013

  • Royal College of Art, Show RCA Public Event Program; London, (collaborated with Ritz Wu), 2013

  • A Day at the Spa - An Experiential Exhibition (Royal College of Art); London, 2013

  • Works Collective - Graduates of the Royal College of Art, Salone del Mobile; London/Milan, 2013

  • RCA Collective 2012, Dutch Design Week; London/Eindhoven, 2012

  • RCA Intent, RCA Design Products Exhibition (Faculty Curator Onkar Kular); London/Milan, 2011

  • Art + Architecture Show at the Gowanus Ballroom; New York, 2010


  • Rox Gallery, Crying: Tears and Their Traces; New York, 2014

  • Christie’s South Kensington, 20 Lions Made by Works; London, 2013

  • Dutch Design Week, RCA Collective, if You can Smell it, it has Mass, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2012

  • Henzel + Hunt, 24 Hour Design Challenge, London Design Festival; London, 2012

  • RCA 175 Summer Show, if You can Smell it, it has Mass; London, 2012

  • Royal College of Art, Work in Progress Show; London, 2012

  • Royal College of Art, Work in Progress Show; London, 2010

  • Baby Grand Gallery Exhibition, The Regulars; New York, 2010


  • Domus Magazine, Salone del Mobile, by Vera Vilardebo Sacchetti, 2013

  • We Make Money Not Art, Artists in Laboratories, by Regine Debatty, 2012


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