Product Design at Georgia Tech
Learn the steps and process of creating a product from ideation to production.
Extended Commuter Tuition:
June 18, 2023 June 30, 2023
Have you ever wondered how manufactured everyday objects are envisioned and created? Do you dream of designing products? Do you love engineering, art, and business,? If you can see yourself in a future career path of industrial design or product design, this course is for you! In this course, you will learn how to develop a product from an idea to production, enhancing skills which to bring innovative products to consumers. Learn first-hand more about what it takes to become an industrial designer, which software and techniques are used, and how to develop innovative, useful, safe, and ecologically sound products! From discovering key industrial design concepts, to considering real-world product design challenges, this summer program will cover a lot of ground in two weeks.
Meet your instructor
Tim Effler has been in the creative development business for over 40 years. As Director of Advanced Concepts at Hasbro he contributed to many of their most successful lines including Star Wars, Batman, Ghost Busters and the Jurassic Park toy lines. For 13 years, Tim was also a partner of SOEDA, Inc., a creative consulting company. Clients included Hasbro, Mattel, Fisher-Price, DreamWorks, Universal Studios, Fox Entertainment and Sony Pictures.Learn more
Topics you'll explore
There are nine 3-hour class sessions over the two-week course. During week one, students have class from 9am-12pm, Monday - Friday. During week two students have class from 9am-12pm Monday through Thursday. Wednesday afternoons are dedicated to additional academic time (excursions, speakers).