Author Archives: Amelia Narigon

Product Design Program Graduates Inaugural Class

Barry Kudrowitz with the product design majors.

On Friday, May 11 the inaugural class of product design seniors will present their capstone projects. This first class of students is the result of seven years of hard work by College of Design faculty and staff, in particular, Associate Professor Barry Kudrowitz who is head of the Product Design Program. Kudrowitz reflects on the journey the program has taken in this interview.

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Designing for User Experience and Augmented Reality

Dr. Anna Prisacari

During her week-long series of class presentations, Dr. Anna Prisacari gave a first-hand account of what it is like working in the fast paced environment of technology and how design is integrated into the process of product development.

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Students Design for Fun in Toy Product Design’s PLAYsentations

Toasty Text

Now in its seventh year at the University of Minnesota, the College of Design’s Toy Product Design class is known for its playful atmosphere and rigorous pace. Students in the class have one semester to ideate, prototype, and produce an original toy design, which is then displayed during the annual event, PLAYsentations.

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