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John Stream

John Stream

Seattle, WA, US

 

About 

- I’m deeply passionate about design, about improving myself, life, and relationships.

- I design to make the world a better place, not just a wealthier place, and desire to be involved with artifacts that matter, make a difference, sustain the earth/people, and that are beautiful to experience.

- I offer a unique perspective of form and functionality, a diverse educational and experiential background, along with a strong, creative work ethic.

- My work is clean, orderly, and I bring a pleasant, fun attitude with the ability to be serious when necessary (…I have kids: )

- I present quality, thorough work.

- To sharpen my saw I enjoy hiking, visionary art, phat beats, nice weather, stormy weather, lush terrain, mountains, oceans, great friends, a good beer, and camping.

- I practice yoga, martial arts, meditation, and conscious living.

- I design my life…

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Employment 

LifeStream Designs, Seattle, WA, US, Principal

Freelance product and architectural design. As a recent 2012 graduate, I worked simultaneously on product research and development on a water hydration system for athletes as well as initiation and design of a 'Built Green' home in Seattle WA, that also went above and beyond the consideration of the environment by conforming to the science of Building Biology and Ecology, intending to mitigate the negative impact of poor indoor air quality, chemical toxicity in materials, and electro-magnetic radation.

Jun 2012 - current
 

Brenthaven, Seattle, WA, US, ID Intern

Ideation and Sketching for hard case products.

Jun 2011 - Sep 2011
 

Oracle Gatherings, Western Wa Area, Artist/Coordinator/Scribe

Multi-media arts festival. Focus on Artist installations and general event construction along with the creation of archetype Sigils for each of 23 events. Average attendance: 600 - 1000 people.

Jan 2001 - Jan 2010
 

Education 

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, US, Industrial Design, B-Des

Bachelor of Design, Industrial Design
Minor in Architecture

Jan 2007 - Jun 2012
 

North Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA, US, Arch/Engineering Drafting Degree AAS

Worked on both an AA and and AAS sumultaneously. I was immersed in the building documentation and representation both by hand and computer with a focus on the latter. There was also a strong focus the basic engineering and how this related to building design. I used this to transition to the University of Washington Industrial Design program.

Sep 2005 - Jun 2010
 

Institute For Bau-Biology & Ecology (IBE), Clearwater, FL, US, Certification Program

In depth studies and practical application of the principals of Healthy and Sustainable building design (originating Neuremberg, Germany) with a focus not only on the environmental impact of the our current building strategies, but also of the biological impacts to ourselves and our communities at large. I was one of 3 indivituals to pass the year long intensive out of a class of 17 with a score 97%.

Jan 2006 - Jan 2007
 

Awards 

Best Industrial Designer 2012, Award

Recieved faculty recognition at the graduating Senior Design Show and was awarded with 'Best industrial designer 2012' by professor Magnus Feil- University of Washington

2012
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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