Noel Wiggins grew up in New York City and hails from a pedigree of artists. The fourth generation painter graduated from Brown University in 1986 with a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts. He co-founded his design and manufacturing company, The Here After, in 1989. He went on to establish Areaware in 2005, where he is able to fuse his artistic sensibility with his strong business sense in an effort to promote emerging designers. Wiggins resides in Park Slope, Brooklyn. He is an active member of the scooter community, and he relishes design, creation, and the evolution of technology.