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About Colin Westeinde : Colin is currently a student of the Rhode Island School of Design originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. While his background has been in furniture design and glass, his interests are much broader. He wants to solve problems through design by creating adaptable systems of concept, material, and manufacture. Whether through a design’s interaction with its environment or the way it’s created he looks for unexpected solutions.
STATEMENT OF ART:
I’m currently a student of the Rhode Island School of Design originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. While my background has been in furniture design and glass, my interests are much broader. I want to solve problems through design by creating adaptable systems of concept, material, and manufacture. Whether through a design’s interaction with its environment or the way it’s created I look for unexpected solutions.

ORGANIZATION:
Rhode Island School of Design

EDUCATION:
2011-2016, Furniture Design, BA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI/USA
2015, Man and Activity, Exchange, Design Academy Eindhoven, Eindhoven/NL

EXPERIENCE:
Summer 2014, Fort Standard, Design Intern, Brooklyn, NY/USA
Winter 2014, Keer Glass Foundry, Studio Assistant, Central Falls, RI/USA
Summer 2013, Joris Laarman Lab, Design Intern, Amsterdam/NL
2012 onwards, Freelance Designer, http://colinwesteinde.com/

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
May 2014, "RISD Furniture Triennial", Providence, RI/USA

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2015, "Parametric Pendant", Designboom, February 2nd
2015, "Parametric Pendant", Mocoloco, February 6th
2014, "Parametric Light Development", Core 77, September 5th
2014, "Zip Table", Home Harmonizing, June 16th

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English (Mother), French (Beginner)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
3D modeling, complex surfacing, scripting, rendering (object and architectural), Fluent with the Adobe Suite, Solidworks, Rhino, Grasshopper and also AutoCAD, Alias, Maya, Mastercam, Mudbox, Realflow, Brazil, Photoview, Vray, Tsplines

HOBBIES:
Cycling (all kinds), Motorcycling, Backcountry Skiing, Climbing

WEB SITE:
http://colinwesteinde.com/

PORTFOLIO URL:
http://colinwesteinde.com/

REGISTRATION DATE:
2015-02-28 20:00:11

COUNTRY:
Canada

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Young

Awards received by Colin Westeinde


Parametric Pendant Pendant Light

Bronze A' Design Award Winner for Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Category in 2014
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