M.C.P. - Auburn University
B. IND. - Auburn University
Chris's professional experience comes from healthcare and corporate architecture, and product design industries. In addition he is principle of DesignForesight, a consulting firm that he established in 2002.
Previous teaching experience includes course design and implementation responsibilities within large corporate training programs as well as with the Master of Science in Architecture at Mississippi State University. Professor Arnold currently teaches the ‘foundations’ design studios and lectures at both the undergraduate and graduate program levels.
Interest areas in research and practice include:
- the integration of “design-thinking” in K-12 education,
- people-centered research and design for human-service-systems,
- environments and systems enhancing health care delivery and outcomes,
- design for experience within the built environment,
and design for social impact.
- Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) Atlanta Chapter Vice-Chair 2008-2009, 2010-2011 [re-elected]
- AIGA, the professional association for design (AIGA) Birmingham Chapter
Conference paper and presentation highlights:
- “Design Thinking: Beyond Design” International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (icsid) World Design Congress, San Francisco CA 2007
- "The Link Between Learning Theory and Design Thinking: Designers as Learning Professionals" Second International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, Miami FL 2007
Additional teaching related projects:
- Design Workshop, Academic Director [Summer Outreach Program]
Department of Industrial and Graphic Design
Week long academic camp experience serving high-school aged students
- Collaborative Traveling Studio, Assistant Coordinator [Study Abroad Program]
Department of Industrial and Graphic Design
Immersive studio program in collaboration with schools in Ireland and the UK
|Kelly||Bryantemail@example.com||221 Wallace Center||DIGD||Kelly Bryant||B|
M.A., Illustration, Syracuse University, ISDP
B.F.A., Graphic Design, Auburn University
- GDES 2220 Typography
- GDES 3250 Typography II
- GDES 2230 Introduction to Design
- GDES 4240 Design I
- GDES 4250 Design II
- GDES 4640 Image I
- GDES 4970 Special Topic: Children’s Book Illustration
- GDES 4970 Special Topic: Magazine Design
- GDES 4990 Graphic Design Senior Project
Kelly Bryant has worked professionally as a designer/art director for over 25 years in the areas of publication, book, identity and logo design and has taught over 20 years. In addition, she works as a freelance illustrator and painter in the mediums of watercolor and acrylic. She has received awards in the areas of poster, identity and book design and her work has been published in several books and annuals. Her work has also been exhibited in Savannah, GA; Seattle, WA; Phoenix, AZ; and San Diego, CA where she received Awards of Excellence from the University and College Designers Association.
In 2004 Professor Bryant was awarded the Silver Medal Award in Art Education from the Auburn Chapter of Tau Sigma Delta. In 2008, she was awarded the Auburn University Alumni Undergraduate Teaching Award and the Industrial + Graphic Design Department’s Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award.
Professor Bryant also oversees the Graphic Design internship program. Although internship is not a requirement of the Graphic Design degree, it is strongly encouraged. Many of our majors have been placed internationally, nationally and regionally. Some of our more competitive internships have included VEER (Calgary, Canada), Rolling Stone magazine, the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, the MOMA, Pentagram (all in NYC), Gallagher and Associates in Washington, DC among many others in the Atlanta, GA and Birmingham, AL areas.
- Fingerprint No.2
- HOW Magazine
- The New Big Book of Layouts
- The Big Book of Logos
- The Big Book of Business Cards
- Print Regional Design Annual
- Color Management for Logos
- American Corporate Identity 20 and 21
- Creativity 36, 34, and 40
|Randall||Bartlettfirstname.lastname@example.org||247 Wallace Center||DIGD||Randall Bartlett||B|
M.P.A. - Columbus College
B.IND. - Auburn University
After graduating from Auburn in 1980, Randy began his design career with Syntex Dental Products. He moved from dental equipment design to designing home exercise equipment for Diversified Products, and then to the design of outdoor lighting fixtures for Cooper Lighting. During this corporate experience Randy has received 17 U.S. patents.
Randy is also active in the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and on a national level, through the IDSA, he teaches students and professionals how to improve the impact of their portfolios.
Research and teaching interests include introducing the students to their first comprehensive re-design of an existing product using a systematic approach to user research, product development and product marketing. Randy also manages the Ireland Design Program, a ten-week international “studio abroad” program in the spring. The students that participate in the Ireland program visit and study at five different design schools during the program.
|Rich||Britnellemail@example.com||243 Wallace Center||DIGD||Rich Britnell||B|
M.I.D - Auburn University
B.S.E.D. - Auburn University
B.F.A. - Auburn University
Research and teaching interests include museum & interpretive center design, product design, drawing, metal and woodworking, plastic casting, and the business of art & design.
Rich also exhibits his cartographic illustrations (Geographics) through a number of shows along the Gulf Coast, and has recently opened Geographics Studio & Gallery in Auburn, Alabama.
|Ray||Dugas||334.844.3384|| firstname.lastname@example.org||224 Wallace Center||DIGD||Ray Dugas||D|
M.V.A., Georgia State University
B.F.A., Louisiana State University
Prof. Dugas has practiced graphic design and illustration for more than 35 years. His illustration work has been published in numerous magazines including Cooking Light, New York and Baptist Today magazines, and the IBM Multi-media Newsletter. He has executed numerous graphic design and illustration projects for clients such as IBM Global Well-being Services, Canadian Occidental Petroleum, Char-Broil, SportzBloc, Ralston Purina, Neenah Paper Co., and the Atlanta Project for the Carter Center.
|Ross||Heck||334.844.3386|| email@example.com||217 Wallace Center||DIGD||Ross Heck||H|
M.F.A., Graphic Design, East Tennessee State University
B.F.A., Graphic Design, East Tennessee State University
Ross Heck is currently a professor of Graphic Design at Auburn University, in Auburn, Alabama. He has received awards for graphic design related projects in publication design, corporate identity, display design, and logo design in various design competitions, such as Print Regional Annual, Case Awards, APEX awards (Awards for Publication Excellence), and ACE awards (Association for Communication Excellence). He also served as the graphic design area coordinator, AIGA student adviser, and as the departmental academic adviser for the Department of Art.
Professor Heck has practiced graphic design for more than 20 years. His design projects have been for clients such as: Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES), Auburn University, The Shareholder Magazine, Auburn Engineers, Inc., DuPont, Inc., Mobile Oil, Inc., Sonoco Products, Inc., DesignAlabama, Inc., Alabama Arts Online, Owl Bay Publishers, Southware, Inc., Design Sketches, Union Carbide, Food Marketing Institute in Washington D.C., National Forum
|Clark||Lundellfirstname.lastname@example.org||255 Wallace Center||DIGD||Clark Lundell||L|
Master of Architecture - Texas A & M University
Bachelor of Environmental Design - Texas A & M University
General Studies - University of Colorado
- Member, Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)
- Chair, IDSA/NASAD Task Force 1996
- Member, IDSA Board of Directors, Executive Board 1995
- Member, National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) 1992-2010
- Accreditation Evaluator 1993-2010
- Accreditation Commission 1998-2003
- Member, American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1978-2010
- Advisor, Intern Development Program 1987-2003
- President, Alabama Council AIA 1990
- Member, Alabama Architectural Foundation (AAF) 1992-2004
- Member, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) 1978-05
- Architectural Registration Examination Administrator 1984-1988
- Registered Architect, Alabama 1978-2010
Academic Affiliations and Appointments:
Honors and Awards:
Papers and Presentations, etc.:
- Auburn Department of Industrial and Graphic Design, DesignNotes
- Author / Editor 2006-2010
- Lawrence King Publishing, London, Book Reviews
- “Product Design”, “Product Design Uncovered”,” Industrial Design” 2006-2010
- Human Odyssey Text Book
- Co-Editor, Reading Compilation for Human Odyssey Abroad, Italy 2007-2010
- Auburn University, Human Odyssey Program
- “Origin of the Basilica 1994-2010
- Department of Industrial Design, Faculty Show, Dudley Gallery
- Architectural Travel Sketches and Photos, Rome / Florence 2008
- University of Georgia (UGA) / Auburn University Collaboration
- Co-Editor, Man, Machine and the Environment Seminar, Reader 2008
- Alabama Academy of Science
- Co-Author, “Science as 21st Century Mythology 2008
- Event Design Symposium, NY, NY
- AU, Dudley Hall Commons, CADC Dean’s Conference Room, Exhibition
- “UGA / AU Costa Rica Collaboration 2006
- College of Environment and Design, University of Georgia, Guest Lecturer
- “UGA / AU Costa Rica Study Program 2005
- “Boundaries of a Technocentic Culture, the New Aesthetic” 2004
- UGA, Caldwell Hall, Circle Gallery, Exhibition
- “UGA / AU Costa Rica Collaboration 2005
- National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland
Professional / Research Experience:
Clark Lundell CV
- Clark Lundell, Architect, Auburn, AL 1977-2010
- Teenage Oral Health Care, Johnson & Johnson, Principle Investigator 2009
- North American Forest Products, Principle Investigator 2008
- Georgia Pacific, Principle Investigator 2006
- U.S. Department of Energy, Principle Investigator 1999-2001
|Samantha||Lawrieemail@example.com||218 Wallace Center||DIGD||Samantha Lawrie||L|
M.F.A., Louisiana Tech University
M.Ed., Auburn University
B.F.A., Auburn University
Samantha Lawrie is an award-winning photographer, installation artist and designer. Her work has been featured in numerous regional, national, and international exhibitions, including the Texas National and the Center Awards at the Center for Photographic Arts. Her scholarly research in the areas of design education and history has been published both in this country and abroad. Professor Lawrie has a strong commitment to Auburn University’s students and their academic excellence, evidenced by her service as President and Recording Secretary of the Auburn Chapter of the Phi Kappa Phi, the oldest national interdisciplinary honor society, and as the Faculty Advisor for the Auburn University Student Chapter of the AIGA
|Tin Man||Laufirstname.lastname@example.org||245 Wallace Center||DIGD||Tin Man Lau||L|
B.S. - National Cheng Kung University - Taiwan
M.A. - The Ohio State University
Lau's research and teaching interests include the integration of design methodologies into the product development process, rapid prototyping methods, and 3D computer modeling techniques.
Each summer, Lau also leads and manages the eight-week “studio abroad” Taiwan program in collaboration with Shu-Te University 's Department of Product Design. This program gives industrial design students an opportunity to better develop their skills within an international design team while gaining new exposure in a different culture.
|Tsai Lu||Liuemail@example.com||238 Wallace Center||DIGD||Tsai Lu Liu||L|
M.I.D. - Auburn University
M.B.A. - Georgia State University
B.S. - National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Tsai Lu Liu graduated in 1985 from the Department of Industrial Design of National Cheng Kung University of Taiwan. After working for a year as a designer for an architecture firm in Taiwan, he went to Georgia State University and received a MBA degree in Marketing in 1990. Professor Liu went to Auburn University and completed the graduate study of industrial design with a MID degree in 1992. He then worked for three years for Design Principles, a new product development firm in Huntsville Alabama.
In 1995, Professor Liu went back to Taiwan and started working for several companies managing product design and corporate marketing. His teams developed and introduced several new gaming machines, toy vehicles, and computer products to the international market, some of which are still on the market today. In 2002, Professor Liu started his own company designing and producing adaptive products for disabled children. A series of special chairs, tables, and rehabilitation products were marketed to hospitals, schools, and to families with special needs children. In 2004, Professor Liu returned to Auburn University as a member of the faculty of industrial design.
Professor Liu’s research interests include industrial design methodologies, universal design, product innovation management, and strategic design planning, as well as the integration of technologies in design methods.
|John||Morganfirstname.lastname@example.org||219 Wallace Center||DIGD||John Morgan||M|
M.F.A., Illustration, Syracuse University
B.F.A., Graphic Design, Memphis College of Art
- M.F.A., Illustration, Syracuse University
- B.F.A., Graphic Design, Memphis College of Art
- ARTS 1210, Fundamental 2D Design
- ARTS 1220, Fundamental 3D Design
- GDES 2220 Type I
- GDES 2230 Intro to Graphic Design
- GDES 3710 History of Graphic Design
- GDES 4250 Image II
- GDES 4900 Directed Study
- GDES 4970 Special Topics Letterpress
- GDES 4990 Senior Project
Professor Morgan has been teaching design and illustration in the Graphic Design program for 28 years. Research directions include illustration and narrative kinetic sculpture. Pieces from his limited editions of automata, produced over the past twelve years have been shown in The Best of 3D Illustration, American Craft Magazine, Step-By-Step Magazine, and American Woodworker Magazine. Work has been been exhibited in craft galleries and museums in the US, UK and Japan. He was awarded the Best of Show by the Wharton Esherick Museum’s Toying with Wood exhibition and has received numerous purchase awards form the Arkansas Arts Center’s Toys Designed by Artists. His automata is held by individual collectors across the US in Canada and is represented in corporate collections in the US and Japan.
Recent educational initiatives available because of the proximity of the graphic design program to other professional design programs include:
- adding letterpress imaging as an elective for Graphic Design majors
- developing an innovative new approach to design education in collaboration with Professor Rich Britnell, Professor of Industrial Design and Todd Vaught, Vice President/Principal at Sky Design, Atlanta http://www.skydesigngraphics.com/
The new venture involves offering a unique multidisciplinary studio experience combining Industrial and Graphic design majors in a shared studio environment.
|Carlton||Nell, Jr.||email@example.com||222 Wallace Center||DIGD||Carlton Nell, Jr.||N|
M.F.A., Georgia State University
B.F.A., Auburn University
Professor Nell’s paintings have been exhibited in museums and galleries nationwide and are included in various public and private collections. His illustrations have appeared in numerous publications, most recently on the cover of the historical novel series, Drums of War.
|Bret||Smithfirstname.lastname@example.org||251 Wallace Center||DIGD||Bret Smith||S|
B.S. Materials Technology - Purdue University
M.A. English - Purdue University
M.A. Industrial Design - Purdue University
- Purdue University. M.A., Industrial Design. May 1984
- Purdue University. M.A., English. May 1984
- Purdue University. B.S. IED, Industrial Education and Industrial Technology. May 1981, Magna cum laude.
- INDD 3110 Branding, Packaging. Displays & Tradeshows
- INDD 3210 Product Redesign Studio
- INDD 7020 Advanced Computing
- INDD 5970 Rhino
- INDD2230 Industrial Design History
- INDD 6010 Advance Design History II
- INDD 1310 Freshman Design Studio
Bret Smith is the Bauhaus Professor and Industrial Design Chair. He has directed industry projects and research for NASA, Tupperware Brands, Martin Marietta Denver Aerospace, 3M, Eastman Specialty Plastics, IBM, Mead Imaging, Broan-Nutone, Dell and others. He has lectured nationally and internationally on industrial design, human factors, human behavior, interactive design, user interface design, and design history. In addition to this he has served as an expert witness in cases involving human factors and intellectual property.
A past board member and past district vice president of IDSA, he is currently the chair of IDSA’s Design History Professional Interest Section. Professor Smith has over twenty juried publications to his credit including articles on design history, design for disassembly, design for space, design for aging populations, designing interactive multimedia, micro mass production, and design education. He has also co-authored a text on research for Prentice-Hall. His areas of specialization include: human factors, user interface design, user behavior, product liability, intellectual property, medical and analytical products, design history, materials and processes, design for assembly, exhibit and display design, and interactive design.
Professor Smith currently holds the Bauhaus Endowed Chair, Department of Industrial and Graphic Design, Auburn University, 2009. He was the recipient of the Department of Industrial and Graphic Design teacher of the year award in 2009. He has been recognized for outstanding design leadership by the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in 2001, and received a Special Recognition award from the Exhibit Designers and Producers Association in 1999. He was also awarded a Citation of Merit in the ICSID/Philips Design Competition for his work on the design of a remote injury evacuation system.
|Shea||Tillmanemail@example.com||236 Wallace Center||DIGD||Shea Tillman||T|
M.A. - Ohio State University
B.IND. - Auburn University
Shea joined the industrial design faculty in autumn of 2005, and currently teaches fourth-year advanced product design and second-year foundations studios. Previously, he has also led third-year studios in packaging, exhibit, and product redesign. Prior professional experience includes work as an industrial designer with Concept Center International (Ryobi, Ridgid, and Craftsman power tools) and Cooper Lighting (commercial lighting systems). In addition, Shea also worked as a user researcher with SonicRim, a research and strategy consultancy based in Columbus, Ohio.
Research interests include the integration and communication of user research into the product development process, as well as the role of brand in developing a product family’s form language.
|Shu-Wen||Tzengfirstname.lastname@example.org||237 Wallace Center||DIGD||Shu-Wen Tzeng||T|
- Master of Industrial Design, Auburn University, USA 1999
- Bachelor of Science, major in Industrial Design, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan 1995
- Materials& Technology
- Human Factors in Design
- Design Theories
- Advanced Product Design
Shu-Wen Tzeng received a bachelor of science in Industrial Design from National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan and a master of industrial design from Auburn University. She worked for Darfon Electronics ( BenQ Group) Design Center as a design manager with expertise in consumer electronics. Over the past nine years, she has received two IF (International Forum Design, Hannover, Germany) awards and three G-Mark (Good Design Award, Tokyo, Japan) awards. The research Professor Tzeng has undertaken at AU is informed by her professional experience and expertise in the area of product design and development. Her research interests are in the user interface design domain where user cognition and product semantics are of the utmost importance and the interaction design domain where end users interface with increasingly complex devices and seek for better user experience. Shu-Wen joined the Department of Industrial and Graphic Design at Auburn University as an assistant professor in 2008.
- Designing Interactions through Scenario-Oriented Design Methodology / The INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON DESIGN PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, 2009
- How to enhance branding through Industrial Design- based on consumer product market / The Ninth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organizations, 2009
- Transforming marketing strategy into design guidelines / The INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL ON DESIGN PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES, 2010
Areas of specialty:
- Product Design
- User Interface Design
- Human Factors
Awards and recognition:
- 2007 G-Mark (Good Design) Design Award Winner, Japan
- 2006 G-Mark ( Good Design) Design Award Winner, Japan
- 2006 IF ( International Design Forum) Design Award Winner, Germany
- 2005 G-Mark ( Good Design) Design Award Winner, Japan
- 2004 IF ( International Design Forum) Design Award Winner, Germany
- 2003 National Excellent Design Award Winner, Taiwan
|Jerrod||Windhamemail@example.com||235 Wallace Center||DIGD||Jerrod Windham||W|
B. IND. - Auburn University, 2000
Jerrod Windham received his bachelor’s degree in industrial design from Auburn University in 2000. He joined a design consulting firm in Birmingham, Ala. where he worked as a designer and project manager for clients including Gibson Guitar, Char-Broil grills and a host of others. Windham dedicated his graduate research to sustainable design, which remains his area of research. He continues his professional design consulting work as a member of Fulcrum Collaborative. He is teaching design fundamentals studio, design sketching and rendering and sustainable design.
|Wei||Wangfirstname.lastname@example.org||223 Wallace Center||DIGD||Wei Wang||W|
- M.F.A., Graphic Design, Louisiana Tech University 1999
- B.F.A., Graphic Design, Utah State University 1997
- B.A., Industrial Design, Shenzhen University, China 1993
- GDES 2210 Production Processes
- GDES 2220 Typography
- GDES 2230 Introduction to Graphic Design
- GDES 3240 Interactive Media
- GDES 4240 Graphic Design I
- GDES 4250 Graphic Design II
- GDES 4900 Directed Study
- GDES 4970 Special Topics: Advanced Interactive Media
- GDES 4970 Special Topics: Portfolio/Professional Practice
- GDES 4990 Graphic Design Senior Project
Professor Wei Wang is a design educator, graphic designer, web designer, and publication designer. He has been teaching and practicing graphic design and interactive design since 1999. His main areas of research are corporate identity, design strategy, interface design, and interactive design.
He has designed Web sites and worked as design consultant for many clients in the United States and overseas, including Coca-Cola, Volkswagen, McDonald’s, Bank of Tennessee, DesignAlabama, NASA, FAA (Federal Aviation Administration), and AAF (American Architectural Foundation).
His design work has been published in “Global Corporate Identity 2” and he is also the recipient of many major interactive design awards, including a Gold Addy Award and Best of Show: Interactive from the Montgomery Advertising Federation, the 2005, 2007, 2008 Horizon International Interactive Design Award, 2007 Summit International Creative Awards, 38th Annual UCDA Design Award and the most recent, 2008 Interactive Media Award (IMA).
Areas of specialty:
- Web Design
- Corporate Identity
- Design Strategy
- Interface Design
Awards and recognition:
- Auburn University Alumni Professorship (2009-2014)
- AIGA Design Award
- UCDA Design Award
- Horizon Interactive Awards
- Summit International Creative Awards
- Interactive Media Awards
- Creative Quarterly Design Award
- American Advertising Federation ADDY Awards