Born in Hefei, China, with a childhood spent in Shanghai and Vancouver, Leo Su’s passion for design was whetted by experiencing different cultures. While enrolled in Environmental Design at ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, Su concentrated on developing designs as living objects. Striving to create products that are approachable, instilled with emotion and with a hint of familiarity, his designs fortify the appreciation of the existence of our senses and emotions.

In 2014, Su was a participant in the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Design Charette. The following year, he received acclaim for his Leica Exhibition project when awarded first place for innovative design in the IIDA Calibre competition. Su participated in the Core 77 sponsored Wanted Design Workshop in New York in 2015. His Maserati Hotel design project was featured at Boutique Design West in San Diego.