Combining an international upbringing with international Industrial Design Education and Experience, Brian melds Silicon Valley rational and user-based functionalism with European Emotional and form based Design.

Work Samples

  • Camden Bridge Lighting

Work History

Brian R.S. Ward BA | MA INDUSTRIAL DESIGN LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA 1-650-483-8477 brswardesign@yahoo.com CAREER SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY Industrial Design Lecturer BAY AREA Present - 12/2014 DESIGNPLUSTUDIO Industrial Design + Lighting + Spaces ITALY + BAY AREA Present - 08/2012 WEdid-ID+A Industrial Design Studio | Co principal NICOSIA, CYPRUS 08/2012 - 03/2009 JNC Design Manager | Senior Designer NICOSIA, CYPRUS 08/2012 - 11/2008 KANIKA Architectural CAD Designer NICOSIA, CYPRUS 08/2008 - 11/2006 DYSON Product Designer NPD NPP MALMESBURY, UK 10/2006 - 01/2006 MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY Interaction Design researcher LONDON, UK 12/2005 - 08/2005 PETER HARVEY LONDON Industrial Designer LONDON, UK 07/2005 - 03/2004 ID CONSULTING Industrial Designer BAY AREA 07/2005 - 01/2002 LUMINUS INC. Industrial Designer in house BAY AREA 09/2003 - 01/2003 BARRY WINGATE ASSOCIATES Industrial Designer BAY AREA 12/2002 - 01/2000 INHALE | NEKTAR THERAPEUTICS Industrial Designer BAY AREA 02/2002 - 01/1999 EDUCATION CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS | UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS LONDON MA INDUSTRIAL DESIGN LONDON, UK 2003 - 2005 SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY BA INDUSTRIAL DESIGN SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA 1994 - 2000 SKILLS Sketching | Design Strategy | Problem Solving | Concept Development | Mock ups | Model Making | Experience Design | User Research | Design Management | Client Liason | Quotes and Proposal Generation | User-centered Design | Materials\Colors\Finishes | Engineering | Design for Manufacturing | Research and Development | Communication + Strategy | Visual Communication | Presentations | Espresso making | SOFTWARE Rhino | Solidworks | Unigraphics UX [basic] | Alias [basic] | Hypershot | Keyshot | Adobe Creative Suite | ADOBE Photoshop | ADOBE Illustrator | AutoCAD | Sketchbook Pro | Microsoft Office | Reason | Pro-tools | Dialux | always curious and willing to learn LANGUAGES English [Native Proficiency] Portuguese [Second Language] Greek [Basic] Italian [Basic] French [Basic] EXHIBITS Milano Fiera | Salone Satellite- 2004 | 2005 | 2011 | 2012 exhibited Phillipps Gallery New York | Part of Development Team with Rolf Sachs London 2006 Palermo Design week | June 2009 Design Studio WEdid-ID selected to show Belgrade Design Week | 2011+ 2012 WEdid-ID selected to show Athens Green Design Week | 2011+ 2012 WEdid-ID selected to show AWARDS Opti-Medica Pascal Laser | R&D100 award | Gold Medal in the Medical Design Excellence Awards Inhale Therapeutics | 2 International Patents Drug Delivery Devices Camden Street Lighting 2004 | Winner Camden Town, London INTERESTS Architecture | Materials | How objects are made + manufactured | Technology | Sociology | Psychology | Business | Electronic Music production (co-founded El Otro Mundo Productions Record label) | Fashion + form | Japanese + Asian culture and other cultures of the world | why people do things the way they do | why people love the objects the way that they do | Designing to help children with Cerebral Palsy.

Education

  • University of the Arts London | Central Saint Martins

    • MA Industrial Design
    • 2003 - 2005
  • San Jose State University

    • Bachelors Industrial Design
    • 1994 - 2000

Specialties

Affiliations

IDSA | CSD | IES

Awards

-R&D100 award 2007 -Pascal Photocoagulator -Gold Medal in the Medical Design Excellence Awards 2007 -Pascal Photocoagulator MA Industrial Design 2005 Winner of Camden lighting contest 2004 runner up Bloomberg soft seating competition 2004

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