Lauren McDermott

Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1605
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1605
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1605
Assoc Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1605
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1605

Biography

Lauren McDermott is a furniture designer whose work includes high-end limited production and commissioned office and residential furniture as well as educational and other institutional environments. Her research focuses on methods of design education and on the design of educational environments.

Professor McDermott is involved in art and design educational assessment and has served since 1998 as a National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) site visitor. As a member of the industrial design faculty at ASU she teaches industrial design fundamentals, design presentation, design modeling, furniture design, and studio methods for industrial design practice.

Education

  • M.F.A. Industrial Design, Rochester Institute of Technology 1987
  • B.F.A. Woodworking and Furniture Design, School for American Crafts, Rochester Institute of Technology 1980

Courses

Spring 2022
Course Number Course Title
IND 228 Imaging and Visualization
IND 494 Special Topics
IND 499 Individualized Instruction
IND 622 Adv Industrial Des Studio IV
Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
IND 120 Drawing for Industrial Design
IND 227 Visual Methods-Problem Solving
IND 499 Individualized Instruction
IND 504 Contemporary Issues IND Design
DSC 593 Applied Project
DSC 599 Thesis
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
IND 228 Imaging and Visualization
IND 494 Special Topics
IND 590 Reading and Conference
IND 622 Adv Industrial Des Studio IV
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
IND 120 Drawing for Industrial Design
IND 227 Visual Methods-Problem Solving
IND 504 Contemporary Issues IND Design
DSC 599 Thesis
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
IND 228 Imaging and Visualization
IND 494 Special Topics
IND 622 Adv Industrial Des Studio IV
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
IND 120 Drawing for Industrial Design
IND 227 Visual Methods-Problem Solving
IND 504 Contemporary Issues IND Design
IND 550 Furniture Design
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
IND 228 Imaging and Visualization
IND 494 Special Topics
DSC 593 Applied Project
IND 622 Adv Industrial Des Studio IV
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
IND 120 Drawing for Industrial Design
IND 227 Visual Methods-Problem Solving
IND 504 Contemporary Issues IND Design
IND 550 Furniture Design
DSC 593 Applied Project
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
IND 228 Imaging and Visualization
IND 494 Special Topics
IND 622 Adv Industrial Des Studio IV

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