Product designer, entrepreneur and inventor, Joel Bell is known for his clean, simple work. A graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA, his many clients include Callaway, Diamondback Fitness and Disney.
With products ranging from sports equipment, children’s products and home furnishings, Bell is an expert at taking an idea from conception to completion and creating or improving a product through its design, form and function. His work solves everyday problems with a modern and sophisticated feel.
Jason Boon, IDSA | Global Design Manager, Kimberly Clark
Graduated from UW-Stout with a BFA in industrial design in 2003. Worked for two years at In-Form Product Development outside Madison, WI doing projects for a wide variety of industries while developing skills in technical development, design for manufacture, and user-centered design.
Sarah Bicho is an Industrial Designer based out of the greater Houston area. Sarah has freelanced and worked for design companies on a wide range of product design projects from laptop and tablet cases, packaging and merchandising, to lawn and garden products and pet containment. She graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology in 2009 with a BA in Industrial Design and a Minor in Marketing.
Austin Blough, Student IDSA | Kendall College of Art and Design
Born to be an industrial designer, I love it, especially working in design consultancies. I've interned at Beyond Design in Chicago and Tiger Studio in Zeeland. I'll be graduating in May 2013 with a BA in Industrial Design and looking forward to bringing personality psychology knowledge into consulting projects while focusing on rapid prototyping and tangible iteration. Always open for collaborative opportunities, look me up at http://www.behance.net/AUSTINBLOUGH.
Kyle Byrd was raised in the small town of Gloucester, VA where he was surrounded by life on the water. Much of his inspiration is drawn from growing up on the Rappahannock and it motivates him toward sustainable design. He has gone from helping start a CAD class at his high school to studying industrial design at James Madison University. He feels fortunate to be where he is. Though he may not have known exactly what the field was called, he never questioned his love for designing products.
Anthony Buehrer, IDSA | Northern Ohio Social Coordinator | SmartShape Design
Anthony Buehrer is a business development manager/project manager at SmartShape Design, a Cleveland, Ohio industrial design consultancy. Anthony has 12 years experience in product development. Over the past few years, he has been focused on establishing company guidelines for best practice in sustainable design methods.
Katey Brown is the Manager of Exhibitions and Museum Projects at The Henry Ford. The Henry Ford provides unique educational experiences based on authentic objects, stories, and lives from America's traditions of ingenuity, resourcefulness and innovation. Their purpose is to inspire people to learn from these traditions to help shape a better future.
Parker Brown is a passionate designer with interests in consumer lifestyle products ranging from eyewear to household goods and arts/crafts. As an avid artist growing up, Parker's passion in design lies in visualizing solutions with compelling visuals. Influenced by his trip to Tokyo Japan in