Patty Johnson is a Canadian designer who has been cited for synthesizing craft and mass production in her work. Her consultancy work represents diverse international interests and include clients such as Totem Gallery, Keilhauer, Nienkamper, Sephora, Aid to Artisans, the Inter-American International Development Bank, and the United States Agency for International Development.
Her work has won many awards and has been included in ID Magazine's Annual Design Review Awards, the International Design Yearbook and Newsweek's 'Design Dozen 2006'. Her most recent project, â€œNorth South Projectâ€, was awarded an ICFF Editors Award at New York's International Contemporary Furniture Fair in May 2006.
Johnson is Adjunct Faculty at the Ontario College of Art & Design in Toronto, Canada, and has lectured widely in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America and India. She holds an MA Design: Furniture from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, United Kingdom.