Phnam Bagley

Industrial designer, futurist, aerospace architect
Phnam Bagley designs the future of everything, on and off planet Earth.

Why you should listen

Phnam Bagley is the cofounder of Nonfiction, a design and innovation firm that turns science fiction into reality for a better future. An industrial designer and aerospace architect, she creates cutting-edge hardware and experiences in wearables, healthcare and wellness, education, robotics, transportation and aerospace. She specializes in turning groundbreaking technologies into attainable, intuitive and beautiful products and experiences that help humans become the best versions of themselves. Her work is exclusively focused on projects that support the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals and create a positive impact on humanity, the environment and innovation.

Bagley works with a variety of companies, from startups to Fortune 500 and government agencies, covering four continents. Clients include NASA, Intel, Comcast, Atari, Philips, Alpine, Mistletoe, Halo Neuroscience and more. She speaks internationally on the subject of "designing between Earth and space," covering stories of sustainability, design, space exploration, education and human flourishing. With her partner Mardis Bagley, she co-hosts an educational video series called Future Future, sharing tools and insights about design and the future of everything.

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Brighter future(s): The talks from TED@BCG 2022

October 13, 2022

Predicting the future can sometimes feel impossible, but there are clear paths we can follow to take action on the issues of the day. In a day of talks and performances, 16 leading minds gathered to present promising and hopeful solutions to problems related to health care, the economy, modern leadership and more. The event: […]

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