Nervous System is a generative design studio that works at the intersection of science, art, and technology. Nervous System’s designs have been featured in a wide range of publications, including WIRED, the New York Times, the Guardian, and Forbes. Jesse and Jessica have given talks on their generative design process in many forums, including MIT, Harvard, SIGGRAPH. Their work is a part of the permanent collection of museums including the Museum of Modern Art, the Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Founded in 2007 by Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg, Nervous System releases online design applications that enable customers to co-create products in an effort to make design more accessible. These tools allow for endless design variation and customization.
Nervous Systems are using a novel process that employs computer simulation to generate designs and digital fabrication to realize products.Drawing inspiration from natural phenomena, they write computer programs based on processes and patterns found in nature and use those programs to create unique and affordable art, jewelry, and housewares.