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Sketch Off: An Improv Concept Sketching Battle

Date: 12/12/2012

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: Courtyard Rapson Hall

Cost: Free


an improv concept sketching battle
Wednesday, December 12
6:30 - 7:30 PM
Rapson Hall Courtyard

Join design professionals Kirk Morris and Le'Spencer Walker from Target, Scott Gullicks from 3M, and Scott Melanson from Kablooe Design as they rapidly visualize wild product ideas with suggestions from the audience.

Kirk Morris (Target) is currently an Associate Designer at Target with experiences across pet, seasonal, storage and decor categories. He has an Industrial Design education from SCAD and Industrial Engineering from the University of the West Indies. His corporate collaborations include: Newell Rubbermaid, Fossil, Kids II and Remington. Portfolio Link: http://www.coroflot.com/kmorris

Scott Gullicks (3M) has 12 years of product development experience as a Specialist at 3M with commercialized products ranging across many businesses; Health Care, Home and Office, Automotive, Industrial, and Sports and Leisure. He received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of North Dakota and currently holds 33 US patents and an additional 23 pending. Scott also is the president of Riot Pinball, LLC. – A business focused on pinball design and development across virtual and real space.  www.riotpinball.com

Scott Melanson
(Kablooe Design) recently joined Kablooe Design in 2012. He received a degree in industrial/automotive design from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Scott has worked with numerous companies, including GE, Hasbro, & Cub Cadet; as well as working in design teams at Nissan, GM, and Chrysler. His experience includes considerable time in photography working as a professional digital editor for TRG Studios and a studio manager for Lumiere.

Le’Spencer Walker
(Target) is currently a Product Engineer at Target working within the Bath department. He grew up in the wonderful state of Mississippi and has an industrial engineering degree from Philadelphia University with a focus on effective processes, material analysis, and manufacturing. He tries to bring fun into the design process.


  • Name: Barry Kudrowitz
  • E-mail: barryk@umn.edu
  • Sponsored by: College of Design

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact the College of Design Dean's Office at 612-626-9068.

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