I'm a multi-disciplinary designer with experience in industrial, interior, graphic, and multi-media. Combining practical and conceptual skills, I enjoy playing with ideas as much as I do with materials, processes, and new technologies.
What can I do for you?
James Ian Killinger - Office for Design, Brooklyn, NY, US, Design Consultant
Currently working with a diverse clientele to design novel products/furniture lines in addition to developing and marketing self-initiated projects.
Yabu Pushelberg, New York, NY, US, Freelance Industrial Designer
Collaborated with interior designers to develop custom furniture, fixtures, and signature collections for luxury hospitality, private, & retail environments; assisted with both internal as well as client-facing design presentations; produced technical drawings for coordination with international fabricators
Tumi, New York, NY, US, Freelance Assistant Designer
Assisted with design development and technical specification for Men’s Fall 2013 collection
Studio Dror, New York, New York, Designer
Generated concepts and proposals for multiple product, interior, and architectural projects; Manipulated patented Quadror joint geometry to explore new applications and possibilities; assisted with art direction and promotional material for Tumi campaign; designed and specified construction and lighting details for a Soho boutique interior.
TZ Design - Mark Goetz, Brooklyn, NY, US, Designer
Assisted in form development and ergonomic studies for a major (confidential) innovative furniture project.
West Elm, Brooklyn, NY, US, Freelance Design Consultant
Predicted trends and opportunities in furniture and accessories markets. Designed elements of indoor furniture, lighting and household accessories for the Fall 2012 line.
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Masters, Industrial Design
Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS), Copenhagen, DK, Furniture Design
Iowa State University, Ames, IA, US, Bachelors, Psychology
Graduated Cum Laude
Iowa State University, Ames, IA, US, Bachelors, Art & Design
Graduated Cum Laude