Archive for INDD

Spring grades

This really is a bit of a surprise. I was stretched pretty thin during Spring semester and was pretty sure that I’d end up with a couple of Bs. Can’t say it doesn’t feel pretty good, though :D

another studio complete

Well, almost. We still have a trip up to Wisconsin next week to deliver our final presentation, but the lion’s share of the work is done for this semester. I can’t write about what we did exactly but you can read more about the photos I took of our final models over on my photography [...]

Paul Specht presentation

“This is serious stuff!”
84 year old iconic industrial designer Paul Specht, FIDSA, spoke today about his life, the power of design and his views of the future. Here is a brief bio as written by AU INDD professor Bret Smith:
Paul Specht has practiced design for more than 60 years and holds more than 50 utility [...]

Designing Green 2009

Auburn University’s student IDSA chapter once again hosted their annual Designing Green competition with the Department of Industrial and Graphic Design. This year, after a couple of lectures on sustainable design Thursday morning, Industrial Design and Graphic Design students were divided into 11 teams of 12-13 members each (including a faculty adviser). The teams [...]

Mid-semester update

I haven’t had much time to update the blog this semester. My course load is eating up all of my free time just trying to keep up. Here’s a quick run-down of my typical weekly schedule:

Monday: studio from 8:30-12:00, lunch, World Literature I from 1:00-1:50, back to the studio to work on History time line [...]