Meet the Graduating Class of 2021

  • Danialle Baumgardner

    Hi there I am Danialle! I am from Jackson, MI. I describe myself as an aesthete with great admiration for understanding how things are made. I am contextual and futuristic and want to know the past, present, and future of everything. I enjoy giving emotions to products by stimulating senses through the look and feel. I'm excited to start my career as a CMF designer at Stellantis this summer!

    hello@danialledesigns.com

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  • Scott Bridges

    Hello, I am a Designer with an interest in self production design and entrepreneurship. I find beauty in traditional processes and honestly in natural materials. I am passionate about design and thinking differently to solve new problems.

    scott@warblerstudio.com

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  • Madison Dempster

    Hi, I’m Madison! I grew up in Evanston, IL and really enjoy traveling, athletics, and all things outdoors. As a designer I am coachable, focusing on always learning and always performing to my best ability.

    madisondemp3@gmail.com

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  • Alexa Dyer

    Hi! I'm Alexa Dyer and I'm from Macomb, Michigan. I love going up north, boating on Michigan's Great Lakes and drawing & painting! As a designer I love to be able to use my creativity as way of innovative problem solving! I am excited to grown and learn more as I start my career as a Product Designer!

    dyeralexa5@gmail.com

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  • Jake Faculak

    Hello! I'm Jake Faculak, a quick background about me is that I was born and raised in Chicago, IL. As a designer, I try to progress myself as an individual through design and in return try to progress design as a whole as well at the same time.

    jacob.j.faculak@gmail.com

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  • Nick Gromek

    Hello! I'm Nick Gromek and I am from Mattawan, MI. I love working with my hands and building prototypes as a designer and am very excited to develop my skills as a professional in the near future.

    nickolas3209@yahoo.com

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  • Sarah Hansen

    Hey, I'm Sarah Hansen. I was born and raised in North Aurora, IL. I'm passionate about softgood design and would love to work for an outdoor apparel and bag company someday. With that said, I love the thrill of being a Product Designer and all the fun that it entails, whether it's meeting new people, brainstorming crazy ideas, having deep conversations about design, and so on.

    sarahjhansen@yahoo.com

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  • Nick Koch

    Hi! My name is Nick Koch and I am originally from Chelsea Michigan. I look to provide simple solutions to complex issues through my designs. I am greatly looking forward to starting my career as an Industrial Designer at Stryker Medical.

    nick.d.koch@gmail.com

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  • David Lovegrove-Bulley

    Hello, My name is David Lovegrove-Bulley, I am originally from Grayling MI. I spent 15 years in the US Navy. I enjoy solving problems and building things with my hands. I feel I am a jack of all trades and have worked on a range of things such as radar guided weapons to building a wooden cabinet.

    david.c.bulley@gmail.com

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  • Lane Kempf

    Hello! I'm Lane Kempf and I grew up in Brighton, MI. I've spent over 10,000 hours camping and hiking and I love the great outdoors. As a designer, I want to further push the boundaries of innovation through thoughtful process and research.

    lekempf@gmail.com

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  • Race Natta

    Hi! My name is Race Natta, I'm from Illinois and I'm always looking for opportunities that enable me to utilize my talents and abilities as well as to learn and grow as a designer.

    raceperson@gmail.com

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  • Robert Snell

    Hi! My name is Robert Snell, I am from Dearborn Heights, Michigan. I have a love for nature, art, and athletics. My passion for learning, imagination, and problem solving have led me to a career in design.

    bobby.snell18@gmail.com

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  • Aisha Thaj

    Hi, I'm Aisha Thaj. I grew up in Portage, Michigan. What I love about design is how it encourages us to stay curious and observant about the way the world works. I enjoy the outdoors and experiencing new things with my bird, Mango. I look forward to starting my career as a Product designer at Bell-Textron.

    aishathaj@gmail.com

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  • Jordan Thomas

    Hi! I'm Jordan. I grew up in White Lake, Michigan. I have a very large passion for snowboarding and boating. As a designer, I love to establish a problem and solve it through research backed design. I am very excited to grow into a professional designer after graduation.

    jethomasdesigns@gmail.com

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  • Emily Tuskan

    Bonjour! My name is Emily Tuskan. I live in Michigan and it is my home away from home because I am also from Ohio. I am always eager to learn more, whether it is about design to random facts. I am a hard working person and I am excited for the future.

    etuskan124@gmail.com

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  • Lucas Zuleta-Acosta

    Hello! I'm Lucas. I'm from Ann Arbor, MI. I enjoy being outdoors and spending time on my skateboard. I love helping others and enjoy applying my creativity to finding unique solutions to real life problems.

    zuleta.designs@gmail.com

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