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Bryan Howell

Bryan Howell

Bryan received his MFA in Design from the University of Texas – Austin in 2005 and his undergraduate degree in Industrial Design from Brigham Young University in 1984.

He started his professional career working with Frogdesign in Germany, California and Singapore. He then moved to Dell Computer in Austin where he worked in Design and Engineering Management.

After receiving his graduate degree he successfully directed his own consulting business with clients in North America and Asia.

He has been teaching at Brigham Young University since August of 2005.

Email: bryan.howell@byu.edu

 


Richard Fry

Richard Fry

Richard received his MFA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 1994 and his undergraduate degree in Industrial Design from Brigham Young University in 1988.

Professionally, he has spread himself between Corporate and Consulting, working for the Home Appliance, Personal Fitness, Exhibit, and Aerospace industries.

He has been teaching at Brigham Young University since August of 2000. He served as Chair for the Industrial Design program from August 2003-August 2008.

Richard Fry recently ended a term as the Director for the School of Technology from 2012 to 2015.

Email: rfry@byu.edu

David Morgan

David received his MID in Industrial Design from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 1996 and his undergraduate degree in Industrial Design from Brigham Young University in 1993.

Professionally, David has consulted on projects including soft goods for the computer industry. He interested in issues facing small manufactures, production furniture, design theory, and "waste equals food".

He has been teaching at Brigham Young University since June of 2009.

Email: dcmorgan@byu.edu

 

Paul Skaggs

Paul Skaggs

Paul received his MFA in Industrial Design from Rochester institute of Technology in 2002 and his undergraduate degree in Industrial Design from Brigham Young University in 1980.

Professionally, he has broad experience in product design and development consulting for a variety of industries.

He has been teaching at Brigham Young University since June of 2002. He is now serving as Chair the Industrial Design program.

His research interests are in the area of "design thinking" including the three cognitive modes of visual or spatial thinking, creative thinking, and flexible thinking.

Email: paul_skaggs@byu.edu