I was born in Pittsburgh in 1964 and educated at Carnegie-Mellon University (BFA 1987), followed by three years of consulting with several influential London design studios. Engineering studies were pursued at Stanford University (MS 1995), after which I founded my design practice. I have taught at Stanford University and California College of the Arts.
Bould Design is a product design studio dedicated to exploring new forms, functions, materials and meanings for products. For our clients, this means new opportunities for product innovation and brand development.
Project diversity is central to our search for what is new. A dynamic cross-fertilization amongst technology, consumer, tabletop and furniture development programs provides unique perspective and a better understanding of how design contributes to a successful product.
In pursuit of product excellence, we combine research, devotion to functionality and artful form-giving with a keen cultural and commercial awareness. Supporting these essential strengths is an experienced, reasoned approach to engineering and manufacturing. The net result of our process is exceptional new products with enduring intrinsic value.
Bould Design’s collaboration with clients such as Nest Labs, Roku, Logitech, GoPro, Nambé and Pablo has produced a diverse and highly original product portfolio. Our work has been published internationally and honored by the Red Dot Design Award, ID Magazine Design Review, the GOOD Design Award, Graphis Product Design 3 and the SFMOMA Permanent Collection.