Apr 30, 2007, 6:00 PM
CVRA, A&A #3304
Lecture by Industrial Design Faculty Search Finalist
Craig S. Stehle received his Masters of Industrial Design from North Carolina State University and his BFA in Communication Arts from East Carolina University. His current practice, Stehle Research and Design, consults on the development of products and services for consumer products, medical devices, and rehabilitation and assistive technology. He has also worked as a designer for Gravity Tank in Chicago, Center for Universal Design in Raleigh and Signal Design in Durham North Carolina.
Stehle is currently an adjunct faculty member and professional affiliate of the Institute for Design Engineering and Applications (IDEA) of Northwestern University. His role within the engineering-based IDEA program has been to infuse the curriculum with methods used in industrial design. He developed the first industrial design course offered by Northwestern. He says of his teaching: “My teaching philosophies and materials reflect my diverse experience as a design professional [particularly as it relates] to interdisciplinary projects and human-centered product development.”