Kayla Wright

Sr. Designer

Kayla is a jack of all trades designer and brings 8+ years of multidisciplinary design experience to Bold Insight. She is particularly skilled in approaching her design projects with problem solving and critical thinking. She holds a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from DePaul University.

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Your favorite city in the world is...and why?

It's an island, not a city technically, but I LOVED Kauai. The weather, plants, beaches, and ocean-life were all just incredible!

In your spare time (or if you had spare time), you would absolutely do this:

Take care of my houseplants and outdoor plants, walk my dog, go for a bike ride, or letterpress print.

Share an interesting fact or a special skill:

I hiked the Half Dome trail in Yosemite! It’s about 16 miles long and is 4,800 ft of elevation gain.

Your ultimate celebrity dinner party guest list would include…

Emma Watson, Emilia Clarke, & Jenny Lawson

Long-term personal or professional goal:

I'd like to visit every National Park. So far I've been to 5, so I have some work to do!

Favorite quote:

Work smarter, not harder.

Best piece of advice you’ve been given:

It may be generic, but not to take life too seriously. Don't sweat the small things and just enjoy the moments!

What is your favorite way to give back to the community?

I foster cats and kittens for my local humane society.
Read Kayla's bold insights
March 16, 2023

Instead of a top-down, one-size-fits-all approach to research, collaboration between manufacturers and human factors research teams can create trusted partnerships and a focus on designing valuable products.

February 27, 2023

To boost adoption of IoT devices, medical device manufacturers should consider four key questions to gain insights into user contexts and perceptions.

February 22, 2023

When used with proper consideration, VR can be a fantastic tool in the researcher’s toolkit.

February 14, 2023

Ethnographic research helps identify nuances to create a more robust understanding of users, identifying unexpected insights that may not show themselves until much later in the product development process.

January 25, 2023

With a few considerations and thoughtful planning, research that includes the a11y community can effectively collect data while ensuring a respectful participant experience to help design products that meet the needs of all users.

November 14, 2022

By being thoughtful of the research process and unique needs of participants, researchers can champion inclusion of those with accessibility needs in research, resulting in better designed products.


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4 make-or-break considerations for health IoT ecosystems

All too often, medical device manufacturers roll out Internet of Things (IoT) devices that struggle to satisfy users and be adopted at scale. That’s in part because health IoT doesn’t exist in a void. Each device fits into a broader ecosystem that includes other...

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