Office location: Design Barracks 114B
Aaron Scott received an MFA in Industrial Design from Purdue University and a BFA in Three-Dimensional Arts from Weber State University. During 2005-2008 he worked at Purdue University teaching Industrial Design focused perspective drawing, Three-dimensional Design, and Two-dimensional Design. As an instructor he strived to develop a flexible learning environment within the studio and classroom in which students could learn from guided and open exploration, guided group participation, lecture, individual communication and collaboration with other students, and the application of topics introduced through assigned reading and research projects. During 2007 he worked for Goode Ski Technologies. While there he contributed to their teams associated with graphic design, manufacturing methods, and new product development. Prior to 2005 he spent seven years working as a sales representative for Mountain West Marketing. He was in charge of retail and wholesale sales as well as product displays for the regions of Utah and Idaho.
His current research is engaged with the exploration of irregularities contained in form, function, and materials that can be defined as having dissonant characteristic; and how these qualities affect our perception of the products and consumer’s choice. In addition this research focuses on how these dissonant qualities can be utilized in the product development cycle to establish desire and intrigue, uniqueness, market placement, and identify the possibility of new trends.
He has received grants to develop contemporary furniture and proposed public sculptural plazas. He is a devoted father and husband who enjoys spending time with his family doing various outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, rafting, scuba diving and playing at the park.
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