Design Partnerships and Projects

Our program continues to build a balanced approach to design practice that includes both Fine Design and Industrial Design for mass production, and connects with both galleries and the best design-driven manufacturers.

Select Partnerships and Projects:


Evan Fay
Vine Chair, 2015
steel, brass, foam, scuba knit fabric

Fine Design for the End of the World exhibition at the 2016 Collective Design Fair in New York City.

Adam ShirleyPinch Vase, 2012 for Alessi

Adam Shirley
Pinch Vase, 2012
for Alessi

Metal Workshop: Cranbrook for Alessi, 2009-2012

Doug LeckieTri-fold BenchHerman Miller

Doug Leckie
Tri-fold Bench
for Herman Miller

Rest and Concentration in the Workplace: Herman Miller, 2012


Material Masks: Make First / Think Later Workshop with designer Bertjan Pot, 2014

Jonathan MueckeWoven Chair (WC) #11Carbon yarn, epoxy resin

Jonathan Muecke
Woven Chair (WC) #11
Carbon yarn, epoxy resin

Hands-On: Conceptual Craft Research
presented at International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) 2013