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  • Douglas Davidson

    Technical Apparel & Equipment Designer

    Costa Mesa, CA

Douglas Davidson was born in Los Angeles. Raised in Whittier. Vermont improved. Bay area refined. Currently resides in Southern California. He is a conceptualist and futurist, with professional focus as an Instructor and Technical Apparel & Equipment Designer. Past experiences have included Design Director at The North Face and Design Director for all Burton Snowboard Brands. Currently, he works as a design consultant offering services globally under his own brand, The Brown Buffalo™ and co-instructs Product Design at Art Center School of Design. Clients include Adidas, Alpinestars, Burton Snowboards, New Era, Nike and The North Face. He is currently booked with design projects until January 2013. If you would like to inquire about potential design work, lectures or speaking events, please email Douglas at shoptalk@thebrownbuffalo.com

Work Samples

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Work History

Current: _Co-Instructor at Art Center College of Design _Owner | Principal Designer at The Brown Buffalo Past: _Equipment Design Director at The North Face _Design Director at Burton Snowboards _Accessories Designer at Quiksilver



Art Center School of Design Invitee to review Graduate and Undergraduate portfolio’s.


Vermont Commons Mentor I worked with a local high student on guiding him through his senior project.