Ksenia Pachikov

Ksenia helps clients understand and design for their customers.


An independent design researcher in New York City, Ksenia works at the intersection of human-centered research, visual communication of insight, and early concept development.

She launched Field & Studio Collective for flexible, agile research spanning contextual research that captures behavioral data to remote interviewing to provide depth on a quick turnaround. Her clients includeThe New York Times, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Steelcase, and Nanit.

Ksenia previously led projects at Conifer Research, first in their Chicago headquarters and then to launch their New York offices.

She has a Master of Design from the Institute of Design in Chicago, a school focused on user-centered design and strategy.

Ksenia aslo teaches research and development methods at Parsons The New School for Design, and has taught at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.

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