Danielle Begnaud

Danielle Begnaud is a multi-disciplinary designer based in New York City. Her practice, through her personal work at Benyo Studio and her staff toy designer position at BARK, focuses on designing joyful experiences for animals, children, and the young at heart.

Spanning toy, game and home goods design, writing and illustrating children’s books, and collaborative design practices, Danielle’s work encourages people to carve out space for gratitude, laughter and light in everyday life.

Danielle has partnered with organizations in New York City, Texas, Missouri, India, Vietnam and England to design toys, products, and exhibits. She has also presented her work and research in international forums in Europe and the United States.

Danielle holds a Master's Degree in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin.