Category Archives: Faculty

Welcome to our new blog: D@MN

THANK YOU for helping us launch our blog yesterday! We’re excited to share D@MN with everyone who has an interest in design thinking. Check back daily for stories about College of Design alumni, faculty, and students. Follow our updates on Twitter with #damnnews. Creative AND witty. @uofmdesign. D@MN: College of Design University of– BWBR (@BWBR) April 11, 2012 @UofMDesign Love it! #creativegenius– Mae Kindler (@mae_ismusic) April 10, 2012 Great name. The @UofMDesign has a new blog called D@MN (Design at Minnesota) & it’s live! #damnnews #design #aiga– Erik A. Evensen (@eevensen) April 10, 2012 My awesome alma mater, @UofMDesign, just launched a great new blog, called “D@MN” (Design at Minnesota). Check it out:– John Cary (@johncary) April…

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Toy Product Design Featured on Discovery Channel Canada

Product Design Assistant Professor Barry Kudrowitz developed his course on Toy Product Design to show graduate and undergraduate students how to take their product ideas from concept to functional prototype. Last spring, Jesse Purvey, Annice Larkin, Colin Nelson, and James Cosper developed a toy that will be part of a permanent exhibit at the Works Museum in Bloomington, MN. The musical toy (above) was featured on the Canadian Discovery Channel’s show Daily Planet this spring. You can watch the Daily Planet clip here. Throughout the hands-on course, offered in the Spring semester, students in PDES 3711 bring their projects to Play Testing events at the Minnesota Children’s Museum and involve kids in the design process.  At the end of the…

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