Story: Nov 24, 2014
Artist-in-residence Chi-Yu Liao appreciates CIA reception
CIA Exhibition: Nov 07, 2014
Fall 2014 Exhibitions
Story: Nov 15, 2014
Students capture two of the top prizes in museum's surreal d...
Events: Dec 01, 2014
The Art of Designing Everything
Social: about 2 hours ago via Facebook
Holiday shoppers: skip the lines today and hold out for CIA’s annual student holiday sale, Dec. 5-7. Here, you can purchase one-of-a-kind gifts, including ceram...
Story: Nov 04, 2014
New CIA building taking shape; set for December completion
Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Industrial Design
Adrian is the founder and principal partner of Design Interface Inc. an award winning design consultancy specializing in industrial, graphic, package and web design. He specializes in design for manufacturing and has experience helping entrepreneurial ventures formulate start-up business strategies. For ten years Adrian was operations manager for a specialty chemical company where he was responsible for custom process equipment design, plant construction and operations management. For the past 15 years he has been principal at Design Interface which has assisted start-up ventures to Fortune 50 companies design, transfer to manufacturing and launch consumer, industrial and medical products. Adrian has been using his professional experience to teach and enrich the Materials and Manufacturing Processes, and Business and Professional Practice, Entrepreneur classes since 2003.
Degree BA (Hons), Industrial Design from Central School of Art and Design in London; MBA, Cleveland State University
CIA Industrial Design grad Andrew Schad '13 already has a job at Chrysler, but the product he invented as a student, along with two CWRU engineering majors, is making a splash and attracting investors.
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