House is a design studio by Jenny Rodenhouse that focuses on the formal and metaphoric languages of software interfaces and emerging technology. She previously worked as a designer at Microsoft Research, Xbox Entertainment and Devices, and Windows Phone Advanced Development.
While at Microsoft Jenny worked on the first Windows Phone platform, explored the future of transmedia entertainment, prototyped emerging gestural interactions, designed and shipped the Xbox 2011 interface, and explored cross-platform social experiences for Microsoft Research and Xbox Live.
She is an Associate Professor and Faculty Director of the Immersion Lab at ArtCenter College of Design, a space that provides equitable access and hands-on learning for spatial interaction and technologies for art, design, and research. She teaches for Undergraduate Interaction Design Department and Graduate Media Design Practices.
Jenny is a graduate of Syracuse University’s 5 year Industrial and Interaction Design program (B.I.D.) and received her M.F.A. in Media Design from ArtCenter.
She has been a Jury Chair for Core77 Design Awards, a Fellow at Nature, Art, & Habitat Residency in Sottochiesa Italy, and a Postgraduate Research Fellow at Media Design Practices ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena California.
Her work is shown at art, architecture, and design events including Netflix’s series The Future of ep. Gaming, Venice Biennale of Architecture, Dutch Design Week, and Die Digitale, DDDD, Spring Break Art Show, FEMMEBIT, Navel, Roger’s Office Gallery, IxDA 2019, The Swiss Architecture Museum; Architektur Galerie Berlin; BODY and the Anthropocene; the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism / Architecture; Architecture + Design Museum; Open City Art City Festival at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; Post-Internet Cities Conference; The Graduate Center for Critical Studies; KAM Workshops: Artificial Natures; and CHI. Her projects have been featured in Wallpaper, The Guardian, Wired Magazine, Anti-Utopias, Test Plots Magazine, and Time Magazine.