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Chen Chen & Kai Williams is a New York based design studio founded in 2011 by Pratt Institute graduates Chen Chen and Kai Williams. Chen was born in Shanghai, China in 1985 and immigrated to the US at age six, arriving in Laramie, Wyoming. Kai was born in midtown Manhattan in 1984 and grew up living in Carnegie Hall.  Together they produce a broad spectrum of products, from mass produced home goods to one-of-a-kind studio pieces.  Chen Chen & Kai Williams are known for their material range and nonstandard production methods. Their work is built on experiments that focus as much on the production process as the final product.  Their work has been shown at Museum of Art and Design, Design Days Dubai, and the Venice Architecture Biennale.