Seetal Solanki is a London-based materials designer, researcher and writer. She is the Director and Founder of materials research design studio Ma-tt-er. Her work explores alternative methods of employing and implementing materials more responsibly across industry and education. Thus, creating a positive socio-economic impact which reveals the truth about how we live today and might live tomorrow. In 2017 she began teaching at the Royal College of Art, London leading a platform on the Interior Design at the School of Architecture, her focus is how materials can inform the identity of an interior space helping navigation and therefore providing a sense of purpose. During her time at Ma-tt-er she has had the privilege to work with the British Council, IKEA/SPACE10, The Future Laboratory, Selfridges, DAZED, Iceland Academy of the Arts, The Design Museum London, Hyundai, NIKE, World Water Day and Politecnico di Milano.