Scott Mason is an industrial designer whose work includes furniture, interior design, consumer products, toys, and exhibits, as well as computer illustration and animation. He is a four-time winner of Interior Design magazine's Best of Year Merit Award (2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010). His work continues to be influenced by the clean, modernist designs of Henry Bertoia, Eero Saarinen, and Alvar Aalto, as well as contemporary architect Maya Lin and sculptor Richard Serra. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Design at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut, Mason designed consumer products, medical and scientific instruments, and toys for a variety of industrial design firms in New York and Connecticut.
He later served as the exhibit designer for the National Aquarium in Baltimore before moving to Houston to produce designs, computer illustrations, and animation for an industrial design firm consulting for NASA. His work featuring the space agency's Space Shuttle, experimental spacecraft, and the International Space Station have appeared on NBC's Nightline, CNN, and The Discovery Channel, and has been published by Popular Science, Space News, and Ad Astra.