Creative Problem Solving Toolkit for Non-Designers Graduate
Hillary Carey and Emma van Niekerk, Interaction Design Carnegie Mellon
Two masters candidates joined their skills in order to better tackle the
problem of making the process of design more accessible to non-designers. Their
final deliverable was a poster and guidebook to assist educators in taking middle
school children through a creative problem solving process, and provide them
with transferable skills for problem solving.
Fall 2003 Product
design and development: a study in developing advanced
product ideas and forms and developing realistic specifications and
cost quotes for manufacturing. Lisa Yanz is a senior industrial design student
who is working with me and Bally Design of Pittsburgh to achieve these educational
Spring 2003 Design
in the Community. A jointly created design course with Professor
Hughes (School of Design) to research, design and install a
creative library space. The course enrolled four Carnegie Mellon design students:
Edleen Gelin, Carolyn Griffel, Kristen Jones,
Spring 2002 Conceptual
design of a home entertainment system for the year 2010.
Gabriel Sabourin, Industrial Design Senior
Spring 2001 Designing
a personal product that response to sensory input.
Anna Fortin, Industrial Design Senior
Spring 2000 Learning
techniques to automotive styling through drawing and
modeling. Jon Mayer, Junior & Michael Castellana, Sophomore Industrial
Spring 1999 Designing
an interactive kiosk for retail spaces.
Sasha Braverman, Industrial Design Senior
Spring 2001 Awarded to Anna Fortin for the conceptual development of personal
sensory product. $500.00