Lynda Chesser & Bill Schacht & Chad Zimmerman
CSD Studio’s multi-disciplinary team is comprised of interior designer, Lynda Chesser, and industrial designers, Bill Schacht and Chad Zimmerman. The firm was founded in 1990 and specializes in furniture design for contract brands, such as Byrne Electrical, Élan by Decca, Haworth, Herman Miller, Jofco/JSI, Nucraft, OFS Brands, Steelcase, and Worden.
Principal, Lynda Chesser, brings an interior designer’s perspective to the studio’s product creations and believes good design inspires people to live, work and learn in exceptional ways. Bill Schacht, Principal, and Chad Zimmerman, Design Director, add their industrial design talents and manufacturing knowledge into each product design. United by passion for great design and driven by a pursuit of excellence, CSD products reflect the firm’s combined knowledge, vision and creative personality, gaining widespread acceptance and furniture solutions that address today’s collaborative and social workplace.
CSD Studio’s has garnered numerous industry awards, including NeoCon’s Best of Competition for Origin in 2002, Interior Design’s Best of Year for Slate Office in 2014 and Madrid Lounge in 2012, and a Silver Best of NeoCon for Slate Collaborative in 2013.