NMU Human Centered Design Student Recognized in National Competition

Winsell Incorporated has announced the winners of the 2016 International Rotational Molding Product Design Competition, including four IDSA Student members. The annual contest inspires emerging industrial design students to create breakthrough consumer products that utilize the latest technologies in rotational molding. Judging criteria includes: originality; processability; growth potential; beauty and visual appeal; tool building compatibility; and use of appropriate materials.

Spark Fire Pit Design
Spark Fire Pit Design

This year, 66 students from Columbus College of Art & Design(link is external) (CCAD); Penn State-Behrend(link is external)University of Wisconsin-Stout(link is external)Purdue University(link is external)Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design(link is external) (MIAD), Ottawa’s Carleton University(link is external) and Northern Michigan University(link is external) participated. IDSA Student Members are among the Honorable Mentions: Thuy Khuu, S/IDSA, of MIAD, for Embrace Chair; Emily Siira, IDSA, of MIAD, for Groom pet wash station; Nathan Warwick, S/IDSA, of Northern Michigan, for Spark outdoor fire pit; and Elizabeth Jackson, S/IDSA, of CCAD, for The Urban Planter.


Human Centered Design at Northern Michigan University