industrial design // user experience design // interface design // 3d printing // creative direction // mandolin
industrial design // ux design // creative direction // 3d printing // brand & message // mandolin
Sam strives to create objects and digital experiences that are visually striking and deliberately designed but ultimately realized through human use. Whether in the capacity of industrial design, user experience or interface design, Sam is passionate about making products that drive curiosity, spark passions and develop skills.
Prior to establishing his own consultancy, Sam served as LimbForge’s Creative Director and Lead Designer, driving software development and strategizing and implementing all design and branding initiatives for the organization.
Previously, Sam worked at Pier 9, Autodesk’s advanced prototyping facility where he lead various design initiatives for the Autodesk Hardware Team. Sam also serves as a founding board member for 'Born Just Right,' a non-for-profit that helps children with physical differences learn and use STEAM skills to create custom 'prosthetics.'
Sam has an M.F.A. in Industrial Design from California College of the Arts and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan. In a previous career, Sam worked as a Communications Director for political campaigns. In his free time, Sam plays the mandolin and sports with balls.
His work has been featured by FastCompany, CNN, Shark Tank, Autodesk, The Design Museum Foundation and many others.