Adam is a 27 year old designer who, despite the cliché, lives and breathes design. Inspired by simple yet functional items that embody a subtle minimalistic aesthetic; Adam has developed a unique style that is thoughtful, considerate and edgy. Adam’s design process conveys a sense of the bespoke, whilst always considering how the item can be mass produced in a cost effective manner. This balanced design ethos also means his designs always serve as many purposes as possible, without losing sight of the original function. Adam undertook a Bachelor in Industrial Design at Newcastle University, graduating in 2010 and has since been working as an Industrial Designer for the past year in Sydney, Australia, working on projects wide and varied. With huge aspirations for his career, he is determined to put his mark on the design community by designing well considered functional items that develop deeper connections to their owners.

Work Samples

  • Piece by piece // Furniture system

  • Twist // Cheese Greater

  • Little Imp // Ceramic loudspeaker

Work History

  • Industrial designer / production manager

    • Dot Design Group Pty Ltd
    • Apr 2012 - Present (2 years 6 months)
  • Freelance Industrial Designer

    • adamhobbs
    • Jul 2011 - May 2012 (10 months)

    Produce concepts for multiple companies to produce products for manufacture

  • Graphic Designer

    • Audio Junction
    • Aug 2005 - Feb 2012 (6 years 6 months)

    Produce Advertising materials such as, window decals, POP, Magazine adverts, Theatre room design and much more

  • CAD Operator

    • Formit Services
    • 2010 - 2010

    produce detailed CAD models for catalogs

Education

  • University of Newcastle

    • b.des(ind). Industrial Design
    • 2010 - 2010
  • Tighes Hill Tafe

    • Advanced Diploma with Distinction Product Design and Development
    • 2007 - 2009

Specialties

Awards

2009 Hunter Innovation Award

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