Nathan Schleicher

Playground Designer at Earthscape Play, Inc.

Nathan is an industrial designer and playground enthusiast. His portfolio ranges from parkour-friendly mini-cities at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to indoor STEM playgrounds in Detroit. Prior to joining Earthscape, he was the founder of Brainchild Design Co., specializing in modern wood-crafted children’s environments.

At Earthscape, he is the creative director and is responsible for Research & Development. His hand sketches are often the starting point of the iterative design process and his playable architecture lives in cities across North America, from Presidio National Park in San Francisco to the Joe Louis Greenway in Detroit.


Rethinking Play for Diverse Voices and Needs

Monday, June 20
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM