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  • David Whetstone

    Designer at Astro Studios

    San Francisco, CA

"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." Steve Prefontaine

Work Samples

  • Electric Watches

  • Nixon Audio

  • Nike Sportswear Free Chukka Boot

Work History

Experience Astro Studios San Francisco, CA astrostudios.com August 2012 - Present Designed first line of watches for Electric Visual. Designed snowboarding / skiing goggles for Electric Visual. Assisting with color, materials, and detailing for Minus-8. Bringing lifestyle approach to product design, color, and material for consumer electronics clients. Nike (ETW) Beaverton, OR nikesportswear.com December 2011 - July 2012 Contract color designer with Nike Sportswear's global football team. Colored the first "FB Pack" which sold out instantly and the follow up "Orange Leopard FB Pack" which also sold out instantly. CincoDesignOffice Portland, OR cincodesign.com Designer July 09 - December 2011 Was integral in helping Cinco's product team grow beyond watch programs. Helped our team define phase by phase deliverables and the way we approach product design. Led watch programs for Nixon. Helped Nixon re-think their product line, understand new opportunities, and define watch categories and families. Was a part of a group at Cinco who designed Nixon's second and third audio product launches. Led programs for Incase. Worked with Incase and Cinco team to lead the design of the first line of products for Incase's second brand, SYSTM. David Whetstone Design Clients include CincoDesignOffice Portland, OR. Freelance May 09 - July 09 February 09 - Present Fuseproject New York, NY fuseproject.com Post-graduate design intern August 08 - February 09 Was one of three designers who opened Fuseproject’s New York Studio. Worked directly under the office’s creative lead as one of two designers responsible for producing all material for client presentations. These deliverables included sketches, graphics, identities, and 2d and 3d renderings. Design work included product design, packaging, fashion/apparel, and furniture. DeWalt Towson, MD dewalt.com Design intern June 07 - September 07 Priority Designs Columbus, OH prioritydesigns.com Design co-op March 07 - June 07 Education The Ohio State University 2008 Columbus, OH BS Industrial Design IDSA Class Representative Design Circle Class Representative Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee Berlin, Germany Fall quarter October 07-December 07


Ohio State University, Department of Design