about haelo design

Haelo is a multidisciplinary design practice founded in 1994 by Helen Maria Nugent and Ron Kirkpatrick.

Helen Maria Nugent studied environmental art and design at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland. She is also Professor and founding Director of the Designed Objects program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. 

Ron Kirkpatrick studied history, economics and architecture at the University of Florida. He is also the Executive Director of Design and Construction at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.