Lili Yas Tayefi, founder of LYT Studio, is an multidisciplinary artist, architect, researcher and academic. She designs 3D printed, handmade and wheel thrown ceramic objects that are made with high artisanal craft. Her philosophy that focuses on presence and intention permeates the spaces her works occupy for slow and mindful living.
With an educational background in Visual Studies (BFA) and a Minor in Environmental Design (EVDS) from the University of Calgary, she went on to obtain two degrees from IAAC: the Master’s in Advanced Architecture, as well as the Postgraduate Open Thesis Fabrication in 3D Printing Architecture (3DPA), the program she now coordinates.
With a specialization in Material Science and Robotic Fabrication, Lili works between design, research and product development. Her technical expertise lies in 3D printing clay. In addition to LYT Studio, and her commitment to academia, Lili is currently working on the development of innovative clay and glaze material products.