Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Stephan Copeland has worked as a freelance designer since 1989 when he launched Copeland Studio in Los Angeles. Currently based in Merion, Pennsylvania, the studio operates in Montreal, New York City and Northern Italy.
With commissions from leading industrial manufacturers, Copeland built a reputation for creative problem-solving that led to his collaboration with NASA and M.I.T, and to his work with the Rhode Island School of Design and the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA.
Copeland has been featured in several exhibitions and publications and has received several international awards for designs that celebrate performance and the evolution of construction. A frequent speaker at design forums and universities, Copeland passionately advocates the power of industrial design to elevate the physical experience.