Industrial Design Department

Western Washington University’s Industrial Design junior class will showcase a sustainable entrepreneurship exhibition “ReMade: Culinary” from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2 at Ideal, located at 1227 Cornwall Ave. in Bellingham.

Products will stay on display and for sale at Ideal until Nov.…

For many, the American dream kitchen has long been a grand showplace, filled with granite islands that stretch like aircraft carriers through a sea of shining appliances. But in the urban technology centers that have become the nation’s new factory towns, the kitchen gold standard…

With the graduation season in the rear view, we wanted to share our truly awesome experience with Western Washington University’s Industrial Design (WWUID) Class of ’15. These talented designers (and now graduates!) tackled a serious design challenge that we posed to them this past spring:

“Teague: Design and Beauty,” a documentary by Jason Morris, associate professor of industrial design at Western Washington University, focuses on the life of Walter Dorwin Teague, known for the Kodak Brownie cameras, Texaco’s art deco gas stations, the Polaroid desk lamp, and hundreds of other…

A new product for loose-leaf tea drinkers created by a few Western Washington University students is getting a big thumbs up — to the tune of more than $300,000.

Some readers may recall reading about Western Washington University students designing an interesting tea-brewing vessel that uses magnets to keep the tea leaves in place.

Many tea drinkers will tell you that for superior flavor, the best option is loose leaf tea.
Unfortunately, the drawback to using loose leaf is the mess involved with brewing it. This is especially true if you are away from home.
But a group of Western Washington…

A few Western Washington University students have made a product that is not only a potential money-maker for future students but is handy for loose-leaf tea drinkers on the go.

Western Washington University’s Industrial Design studio partnered with Architectural Elements of Bellingham to host a competition for 13 junior students in the industrial design program. 

Over the course of three months, students were challenged to re-imagine objects designed…

Western Washington University’s Industrial Design studio partnered with Architectural Elements of Bellingham to host a competition for 13 junior students in the industrial design program. 

Over the course of three months, students were challenged to re-imagine objects designed…

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