Nikolas Bentel is an artist and designer who creates products and performances that engage viewers to reimagine their everyday objects. Bentel grew up in a family of artists and designers in New York, which greatly influenced his understanding of design and its impact on daily life. A graduate of the Brown-RISD dual degree program, Bentel has shown at Paris Fashion Week, Milan Design Week, and the United Nations Climate Summit. Bentel has been commissioned by brands to create exciting, strange, and engaging experiences using alternate forms of product design, advertising and performance art. His studio is currently based out of New Inc, The New Museum’s art + design studio space on the Bowery.