Hello, my name is Haniya Rae. I am a journalist who writes about consumer advocacy and the intersection of design and technology. I am also a trained fine art painter.

Currently, I cover home and appliance at Consumer Reports. I'm also a professional member of ASJA, IRE, and The Author's Guild

My work has been mentioned on Treehugger, Andrew Sullivan’s The Daily Dish, The Washington Post, and Polygon

You can hear me on WNHN radio: The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen 

Bylines: Allure, Architectural DigestThe Atlantic, The Atlantic CityLab, Communication Arts, Cover Magazine, Curbed, The Globe & Mail, Hyperallergic, The Japan Times, Landscape Architecture Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, Ms. Magazine, OkayAfrica, PC Magazine, Popular Science, Print, Sierra Magazine, Sweet, and Undark.

Branded content clips upon request. Clients listed on downloadable resume below. 


Happy to hear from you at haniyarae @ gmail . com or on Twitter: @haniyarae


The Atlantic CityLab, July '17: Tiny Homes Are Baby Steps Toward Reversing the Housing Crisis

The Atlantic CityLab, May '17: Cambridge's Fleet of Smart Garbage Trucks Is Here to Sniff Out Problems

B Magazine, Mar. '17: How Viscose Rayon Fabric Masquerades as Bamboo Clothing

Fusion, Dec. '16: The Simple, Thrilling Reason Why Women Have Orgasms

The Atlantic CityLab, Aug. '16: How to Build a Better Skatepark

Popular Science, Aug. '16: MIT Researchers Make Interactive, Glowing Gold-Leaf Jewelry

The Atlantic, July '16: An Exciting History of Drywall

Popular Science, July '16: A Shape-Changing Shirt Displays How Your Workout Is Going

Sweet, June '16: 7 Women Designers and Their Incredible Wearable Tech

Hamptons Cottages & Gardens, June '16: Tropical Punch: Decorator Sasha Bikoff infused the contemporary home with a fun, tropical vibe.

Popular Science, May '16: Project Goa Will Bring Virtual Reality to the Rest of Us

Popular Science, Dec. '15: A Glove That Lets You Feel Far Below the Water

Hamptons Cottages & Gardens, July '15: Ranch Blessing: Interior Designer Maureen McDermott Turns a Sag Harbor Wallflower into a Stunning Beauty

Basenotes, Mar. '15: Bottle Bling: Paris Hilton Announces Her Limited Anniversary Addition Luxury Perfume

Curbed, Feb. '15: How a Texas Elementary School Came to Look Like a Tech Hub

Popular Science, Feb. '15: Creating Buildings Out of Data

Architectural Digest, Oct. '14: A New Film Visits the Futuristic Berlin Philaharmonic

Hyperallergic, Oct. '14: If Yayoi Kusama Designed A Video Game

Popular Science, Oct. '14: Using 'Doom' to Design a Room: The program for a classic demon-slaying game is helping construction companies design hospitals and office buildings