David Lu

I fold paper, write algorithms, draw comics, and practice design. I live and work in Seattle.

Solo Exhibitions

May 2016CORE · Complete · Seattle, WA

Group Exhibitions

2015Mighty Tieton · 10 x 10 x 10 · Tieton, WA
2013Chicago Cultural Center · Design Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good · Chicago, IL · with Amy Franceschini and Myriel Milicevic.
2013Venice Biennale of Architecture · Venice, Italy · Garden registry project, with Amy Franceschini and Myriel Milicevic.
2013Mighty Tieton · 10 x 10 x 10 · Tieton, WA
2010Lovebytes · Template 2.0 · Sheffield, UK
2008Design Museum of Barcelona · The World's Eyes · Barcelona, Spain · with Senseable City Lab, MIT.
2006OFFF · Barcelona, Spain
2006MIT · Seamless : The Wearable Computing Fashion Show · Cambridge, MA
2005Pond Gallery · This Way Please · San Francisco, CA · with Amy Franceschini and Michael Swaine of Futurefarmers
2005SIGGRAPH Art Gallery · Los Angeles, CA
2004Whitney Artport · New York, NY · Online exhibition.
2004Yerba Buena Center for the Arts · Playshop (featuring Fingerprint Maze) · San Francisco, CA · with Amy Franceschini and Michael Swaine of Futurefarmers.


2011Paper · New York, ny · Design and engineering for the ink engine in Paper. With founding team at FiftyThree.
2009MOMA PS1 · The Afterparty · New York, ny · with MOS
2008Evolution Festival · Leeds, uk · with Joe Gilmore
2004Bloomberg · Dynamic signage · New York, ny · with Lisa Strausfeld's team at Pentagram Design


2014Futurefarmers · Artist in Residence · San Francisco, ca
2008Senseable City Lab at MIT · Visiting Researcher · Cambridge, ma


2011Net Works: Case studies in Web Art and Design. Edited by Xtine Burrough. · Contributor.
2009Glitch—Designing Imperfection · edited by Iman Moradi, Ant Scott, and Joe Gilmore. · Contributor.
2009Vague Terrain 14: Biomorph · Edited by Paul Prudence. · Contributor.


2009ITP Thesis Presentations · Guest Critic · New York, ny
2007Stanford · Playshop: Intro to Processing · San Francisco, ca · Guest Lecturer.
2002Royal Conservatory · Intro to Processing · The Hague, nl · Co-taught large workshop with Casey Reas.