product design

Celebrating Pioneering Black Industrial Designers

“Where are the Black Designers?” This Black History Month, as we continue to ask this recurring question, Associate Professor and Senior Associate Dean of the College of Fine Arts Eric Anderson takes the opportunity to celebrate three pioneering Black Industrial Designers who have had an immense impact on the profession, and his career, in different ways.

Design Junior Working from Home Develops Low-Cost Face-Shield for Healthcare Workers

As the country and the world continues to deal with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, one of the many challenges facing healthcare workers is the ongoing scarcity of personal protection equipment. Davis Dunaway, a junior from Carnegie Mellon University's School of Design, saw an opportunity to leverage his design education and is now attempting to aid the current situation by developing a fast and inexpensive face-shield for healthcare workers.

Beth Rispoli Serves on Panel at Sustainable Apparel and Textiles Conference

On April 9th and 10th, School of Design junior Beth Rispoli served as a panelist at the Innovation Forum’s Sustainable Apparel and Textiles conference in Amsterdam. The two-day conference addressed issues relating to the apparel industry and aimed to equip its attendees with best practices and knowledge relating to transforming apparel supply chains.

Design Senior Wins IDSA Merit Award

Maggie Banks, a senior in the Product Design track at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design, recently won a 2018 Undergraduate Student Merit Award from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA). The award gives Banks a professional membership in the IDSA and she will go on to represent CMU at the IDSA’s Central District Conference on April 27th.

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