Phnam Bagley

Member Since 2021

Phnam Bagley

Partner & Creative Director

Nonfiction Design

San Francisco Bay Area

Phnam is a partner and creative director at Nonfiction, a San Francisco-based design firm that turns science fiction into reality for a better future. She is a French industrial designer and space architect with 15 years of experience creating cutting-edge hardware in Wearables, Audio, Neurotech/Biohacking, Healthcare, Education, Sports, Transportation, and Aerospace. She specializes in turning groundbreaking technologies into attainable, intuitive, and beautiful products that help humans become the best versions of themselves. Phnam works with a variety of companies, from Fortune 500 to startups, covering 4 continents. Clients include Intel, Comcast, Facebook, Atari, Philips, Movida, Halo Neuroscience, and Cala Health. Familiar with both overseas and local manufacturing, she connects clients and factories via trusted partners, making the transition from design to engineering, prototyping, and marketing as seamless and efficient as possible. She speaks internationally on the subject of “Design for a Better Future”, covering stories of sustainability, design thinking, education and human flourishing.


  • Creative Direction
  • Sustainable Design
  • Aerospace


December 2nd, 2021

14 strategies to get your content in front of the right audience

The best content in the world won't have a positive impact on your audience—or your bottom line—if nobody sees it.

November 19th, 2021

15 ways leaders can diagnose the reasons for rapid turnover

If you’re seeing high rates of resignation, these strategies can help you identify the reasons why.

November 12th, 2021

16 strategies to help entrepreneurs shorten the workweek

The leaders of even the leanest startup teams can usually find ways to cut down their work hours and find a better balance for long-term success.

October 27th, 2021

14 low-cost ways to get good publicity for your business

Don't let a limited budget stop you from promoting your new business.


Nonfiction Design

Nonfiction is an award-winning creative studio specializing in hardware design, branding, user experience design, aerospace architecture, engineering, and strategy. We turn science fiction into reality for a better future. We engage consumers through the design of unique and sophisticated products with rich backstories. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, governments, and funded startups all over the world. We leverage our relationships with manufacturing partners to execute your ideas on time and


  • Industrial Design
  • Systems Design
  • Mechanical Engineering


Creative design