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Priority Designs: The Power of Integration

  • Canzani Center at CCAD 60 Cleveland Avenue Columbus, OH, 43215 United States (map)

Priority Designs is a full-service product development consultancy rooted in Columbus, Ohio. They will present a panel on the power of integration and will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, at the Canzani Center at Columbus College of Art & Design (60 Cleveland Ave.). The event is free and open to the public. It is part of a special program within the Beeler Gallery Visiting Artists & Scholars Series called Creative Economy in the Capital City: A Design & Branding Series. The program will highlight Columbus’ rich history of design, branding, and innovation and will be on most Wednesdays at 6 p.m. in March and April.

Speakers include:

Sherry Jones, Sr. Industrial Designer

When Sherry Jones joined the Priority Designs team, there were only three others. More than 20 years and 50 people and a few dogs later, she’s still a key member of the design team. Excelling in concept sketching, she has heavily contributed to design in the sports industry, especially golf.

Mark Mnich, Director Business Development/ Sr. Designer

Mark Mnich has a number of different responsibilities at Priority Designs: designer, project manager, CAD operator, and business development guy, along with a host of other things. He enjoys solving problems and learning, and thankfully, he has plenty of opportunities for both.

James Lua, Sr. Industrial Designer

James Lua, Sr. has unique empathy for each client’s respective end-users and is motivated to develop appropriate solutions for their unique challenges. He loves every phase of the design process, and thrives on problem solving, storytelling, and conceptual development.

Mike Lorenz, Sr. Industrial Designer

A designer that is gifted with great breadth and depth, Mike Lorenz is a quick ideator, gifted communicator, and sketch guru. His visualization skills are unmatched and can tackle any project thrown his way, from simple plastic part design, to complex medical equipment, to architectural rendering.

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