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Industrial Design

Dennis Futo

Dennis Futo

Title Adjunct Faculty
Department Industrial Design
Phone 440-225-8049

Dennis is an educator, designer and founder of InsightDesign, LLC, a full-service product design consultancy developing consumer products, medical devices and industrial equipment for Fortune 500 Companies and Entrepreneurial startups. He worked as a consultant at Babcock & Schmid Design and was designer and director at Nottingham Spirk Design, an award-winning product development firm in Cleveland, Ohio.

He has won several IDEA and Popular Mechanics awards and is named on over 40 patents. He has lectured and ran collaborative student workshops at local high schools and has been interviewed on WKYC Channel 5 Live News on the topic Housewares Design Competition/Judging, WDOK (AM) radio and WVIZ/PBS on CIA and ID Career Opportunities.

When not designing or teaching Dennis spends his time enjoying the outdoors on his farm with his wife and two horses.

Degree BFA, Industrial Design, Cleveland Institute of Art

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