Michelle Gao is a designer, exploring and living in Seattle, WA. She designs to empower the people.

Product Design

/UX Research /UX Design /Interaction Design/ Digital Prototype /Data Visualization

Dory is a digital platform that empowers middle school students to recognize and safely communicate their feelings. It helps teachers better understand and build more meaningful relationships with in-class and remote students. 


Group Project

Flora Lamp

/UX Research /Physical Prototype /Participatory Design/Wizard-of-Oz Testing

Flora is an interactive reflection cube that brings parents and children together for a daily bedtime connection ritual, even when they can’t be together in real-time or space.



Individual Project

Vera Project

/UI Design /Digital Prototype /Visual Communication Design

Redesigning the visual system for VERA, an all-ages volunteer-fueled arts venue. VERA aims to foster a participatory creative culture through music concerts, arts programs, experimental earning, and volunteer opportunities.


UX Research & Design

/UX Research /UI Design /Digital & Physical Prototype /Wizard-of-Oz Testing

An interactive tablet application that motivates kids to eat more by visualizing the food data and to play with their own data, which are the stamps.


VIsual Communication Design


LUSH Label Redesign

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All-in-One Pet Grooming Appliance


Phone: 845-283-8119
Email: gaoxin.m.xg@gmail.com
Medium: @michellegao-10425

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UX Designer

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