Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness

Assistant Professor, Industrial Design

Contact Information

Phone: (515) 294-9840
Office: 489 Design

Mailing Address

Industrial Design Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011


2003 The Ohio State University, M.F.A. in Industrial Design

1999 Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Germany, Diploma Industrial and Environmental Design

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Current Projects

Sketchnoting as a Methodology

Investigations into sketchnoting as a way to foster sketch and creative confidence as well as to improve learning behaviors, knowledge transfer and retention.

Design Thinking Field Guides

Investigations into seamlessly implementing design thinking tools and methods into the daily activities of independent retailers.