Chloe Varelidi

Chloe Varelidi head shot
Adjunct Lecturer,
Interaction Design Program
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Chloe Varelidi is a product designer, educator and the founder of the design studio Humans Who Play. She is a graduate of the Design & Technology MFA program at Parsons, The New School for Design as well as an Eyebeam Art & Technology Resident Alumna. Prior to starting her own practice she was part of the early teams at the Institute of Play, Quest to Learn, the Mozilla Foundation and littleBits designing everything from top rated apps, to franchise electronics toys for Marvel & Disney, to a public school based on videogame principles and winning multiple awards for her work along the way, including some from ISTE, TOTY and Common Sense Media. She is recognized as one of the GOOD100 for shaping the world in meaningful and creative ways and frequently lectures about harnessing play as a force for innovation and doing good.