Ian Ferguson studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he received a BSc in Architectural Design in 2000. He has worked extensively in architectural studios including Testa + Weiser (Los Angeles), Hideto Horiike (Tokyo), and Ove Arup (London). He has taught architecture and design at the Southern California Institute of Architects, UCLA, Aarhus University and the Istituto Europeo di Design. He is also currently co-director of the first year architecture course at London Metropolitan University.
From 2005 he attended the MA Design Products course at the Royal College of Art, studying under Jurgen Bey, Noam Toran and Shona Kitchen. After graduating in 2007, he founded PostlerFerguson along with Martin Postler, where he is a company director and designer.
PostlerFerguson is a creative agency working on product, graphic and interaction design. Balancing work for commercial clients with independent projects, they explore the potential of design for understanding and communicating issues of technology, culture and economics.