Suzette is an expert in materials and design consultanting who currently resides in Portland, Oregon. Her background includes Marithe + Francois Girbaud, Guess Inc, Skechers and Jordan Brand a division of Nike, Inc. where she became the first material designer in 2001. Suzette Henry’s philosophy is grounded in creativity and mentorship.
Kelley Rother has always sought to find and instill beauty in the world around her. She has been a successful hair stylist and master colorist for 10+ years in Portland, Oregon. She studied fashion marketing at the Art Institute of Portland where she learned to hone her design eye to the realm of fashion, color and materials. Outside the studio she enjoys exploring with her French Bulldog Meatball, traveling and chatting it up with friends,clients and other artist. She has also completed two Design internships at the MLab.
Risais a graduate of the University of Oregon where she received a Bachelor of Architecture, and a Bachelor of Arts in Product material studies. She grew up fascinated with fashion, science and architecture and continues to seek inspiration from those outlets. Outside of work, she enjoys learning new methods to create, sketching everything she sees, drinking too much coffee and running. She is currently working as a Color Designer at Nike Cleated and Men's Training where she works on footwear color, finishes and graphics and trend.