Braden Kimmel


Braden Kimmel 
University of Notre Dame 
2020 Midwest District Student Merit Award Finalist 
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Braden Kimmel is from Noblesville, IN, outside of Indianapolis. He will receive his Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from the University of Notre Dame in May 2020. His design interests include healthcare, furniture, and digital technology. Braden is also passionate about social justice. He was an intern at a social enterprise in Indianapolis, Purposeful Design, which produces furniture built by people who were previously homeless. In addition, he interned at Haworth, Inc. in Holland, MI, designing office furniture.  

Outside of design, he loves to travel, cook, serve in the community, watch movies, and run.