Press Kit

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Biography

Stella Guan is an award-winning multidisciplinary designer creating visually-compelling, functional and storytelling-inspired design.

Following a decade-long design career at global companies, Stella took on an entrepreneurial path and founded Path Unbound, a design school with custom curriculum that teaches students the things that matters the most in building a profitable creative career, and Bezier Home, a multi-functional, mid-century modern statement furniture brand.

In addition to her own entrepreneurial ventures, she worked as an adjunct faculty at Fashion Institute of Technology, New York College of Technology and Lead Visual Design Instructor at General Assembly.

Originally from China, she moved to the United States with a full scholarship at the age of 18 to pursue her undergraduate degree at La Salle University in Philadelphia.

Stella has lived in the New York City area for 10 years and currently lives in Los Angeles. She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, Korean and English.

A’ Design Award, 2018

American Web Design Award by GDUSA, 2018

CSS Design Awards, 2018

Summit Creative Awards, 2018

Davey Awards, 2018

W3 Awards, 2018

Awwwards, 2021

Communicator Awards, 2018

Creativity International Awards, 2018

CSS Design Awards, 2018

A’ Design Award, 2018

W3 Award, 2018

MediaPost OMMA Awards, 2018

Stevie Awards, 2018

WebAward, 2018

C2A Award, 2019, 2020

iFundWomen Pitch Competition, 2022

Registered Graphic Designer Annual
In-House Conference, 2019

National Association of Asian American Professionals Leadership Convention, 2019

How Design Live, 2020

Web Direction, 2022

Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts

International Association of Designers

A’ Design Award Exhibition, 2018

La Salle University Christian Brother’s Full Tuition Scholarship, 2008-2012

James Guo Scholarship, 2008-2012

Korea University Academic
Excellence Scholarship, 2011

CUPRAP Internship Scholarship for Students of Color, 2012

La Salle University International
Student Award, 2012

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Awards & Honors

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Image Gallery

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Press Coverage

July 23, 2019
Meet Stella Guan Award-winning visual designer and founder of Path Unbound. Stella Guan is an award-winning visual designer with experience spanning across multiple disciplines and industries, and she’s passionate about challenging the “starving artist” stereotype.
March 23, 2012
Living in New York City can be costly, especially for a student there who is working two unpaid internships. That’s why Chenjie Guan, a La Salle University Communication senior, was pleased to learn she received the Association of Communicators in Education’s Communications Internship Award for Students of Color. The award includes a $1,500 stipend, which will help her with expenses in one of the world’s costliest citie
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