Amy Devers


Amy Devers is an artist, designer, maker, host/producer of design-related media and Emmy Award-winning television personality. She earned an MFA in Furniture Design at RISD, served as chief prototype fabricator and machine shop foreman and has worked for years as an independent designer/builder of furniture, art and interiors. Her work has been exhibited internationally in galleries and museums.

Devers also made a name for herself on the small screen, demonstrating her skills and know-how as the host of several television series focused on home improvement, international design, architecture, culture and food. In 2016 she launched Clever, a podcast about design produced in partnership with Jaime Derringer. Consistently among iTunes’ top design podcasts, Clever offers a window into the humanity behind the design that shapes our world through candid and revealing conversations with leading creatives from all disciplines.

An active member of the global design community, Devers travels the world as a speaker, design juror, and guest critic and lecturer at academic institutions.

Fall 2022

  • FD-244G-01 Graduate Furniture Design I
  • FD-3350-01 Story Exploder
  • INTAR-3350-01 Story Exploder

Wintersession 2023

  • FD-1825-01 Navigating The Furniture Industry
  • INTAR-1825-01 Navigating The Furniture Industry