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Hillsboro, OR, USA
Yo, or Michael DiTullo as his mom calls him, is a designer at a small Oregon based company called Nike, where he has worked on a wide variety of innovative products. Michael is currently Design Director of Converse's Portland studio. He has also worked in the Brand Jordan and Sport Culture divisions and collaborates with Timing, Vision, Bags and Apparel whenever possible. Prior to joining Nike, Michael was a designer at Evo Design where clients included Burton, Timex, Hasbro, VTech, Samsonite, Kodak, and Chantal among others. He graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and attended the Cleveland Institute of Art. Michael has won numerous design awards, freelances for a small list of international clients, has lectured on design theory at universities, conferences and corporations, can sketch an '82 Fire Bird from memory, and geeks out on design way more than anyone should.
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Raymond Jepson is a Montréal based product designer, active in IDSA. He is currently working for Stelpro Design, a growing heating and ventilation manufacturer. He has freelanced designing products from many categories, including ice skates for CCM, lighting and car audio equipment. He graduated from Arizona State University. When he doesn't have a pen in hand, he can be found underneath the hood of cars, or amateur racing them.
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Cordy Swope is a design strategist and cofounder of normal life, an international product development company. He has directed award-winning programs in consumer understanding for corporations in a wide variety of industries. He can also roll a half dollar on the fingers of his right hand.
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Richard Kuchinsky, is currently Footwear Department Manager for hummel International A/S, in Aarhus, Denmark, and is a long way from his native Canada. In addition to designing, developing and leading footwear product strategy at hummel, Richard is also the founder of First Pullover, a footwear design/development blog. As one of the first footwear design resource blogs, First Pullover aims to bring industry insight and education through revealing the behind-the-scenes methods and processes from footwear concept to production.
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Chicago, IL, USA
Todd Herlitz is a Chicago-based Product and Toy designer. Prior to founding Optimistic, he worked at Hasbro in Rhode Island as well as at a number of design consultancies such as Boston's Altitude, and at the Chicago offices of both Insight Product Development and Herbst LaZar Bell. Todd has a BFA degree from the Cleveland Institute of Art, designs and builds furniture in his spare time, and plays a mean, mean drum kit.
Delta, BC, Canada
Jon Winebrenner is an Industrial Designer and co-founder of OneOak Design based in Delta, BC (a Vancouver Suburb). Prior to helping found OneOak Design, he worked for Sierra Wireless as the lead designer on the Voq Smartphone, Cypress Solutions as Lead Industrial Designer, and McLean Engineering as Industrial Designer (all companies in or around Vancouver, BC).
A graduate of Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN), Jon spends his ?spare time? with his family and longing for a killer powder day. In addition to OneOak Design, he writes a design-centric blog called AiAlone (?I Alone?).
The Desk of David Womack
David writes about robots, the "Internet", and the occasional monkey for publications including Metropolis, The Guardian, Salon.com, and Eye magazine. He is the editor-in-chief of Adobe ThinkTank, an online journal covering trends in design and technology and consults for Adobe on a variety of issues. He is currently working with the Japan Society on several projects designed to foster creative exchange between Tokyo and New York. David is the co-author, with Steve Heller, of the forthcoming book Becoming a Digital Designer.