Rhode Island School of Design Master of Industrial Design
Rhode Island School of Design Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture
- Product design and materials investigation for utility and defense of public spaces.
- Digital manufacturing and imagery.
- New materials and manufacturing techniques.
-Development of bomb resistant trash and recycling containers for soft-target public spaces with the support of several government agencies (ATFE, FBI, Army Corps of Engineers, etc).
- The researching the role/definition of "work" in our current 21st century culture and the redefining of terms such as "accuracy", "craftsmanship" and "workplace". The academic research will be conducted while building functional hand tools based on 18th century decorative examples of craftsmen's tools but manufactured using 21st century technology (Powdered Metal Laser Sintering, water jet, rapid prototyping, etc.) and 21st. century decorative forms.