BYU Industrial Design student Emron Henry received recognition in the 2011 Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) in the student design concepts category. The IDEA awards are the “Oscars of Design” thousands of products are submitted from all over the world and are reviewed by a jury is made up of world-renowned designers and design thinkers. Only a select few emerge with the coveted award.
Emron’s concept is the ReCoil Workout System combines two existing fitness products: a dumbbell and a resistance band.
As a part of Emron’s education he interned at Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. in Cincinnati Ohio, and at Kitchen Aid in Benton Harbor, Michigan. Emron says, “Our success as designers will be proportional to our passion for it. I love everything about design, sketching, 3D modeling, form giving, creative problem solving, prototyping, research, collaboration, all of it.”
Emron is working as a designer at Kaleidoscope, Cincinnati, Ohio.