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Inna Alesina , M.F.A.

Assistant Professor
Art & Visual Communication Design | School of Design
Inna Alesina
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443-394-6432
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www.alesinadesign.com

Education

M.F.A., Graphic Design; Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

B.F.A., Product Design; Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

Professional Experience

With 20 years of design practice and 15+ years of design teaching experience, Inna Alesina considers herself a maker and a thinker, a learner and a teacher. Her works have won numerous awards and recognition by the press. She also holds dozens of patents for her inventions. Over the years Inna helped design and develop products for clients in sportswear, furniture, personal care, and other industries.
 

Research

Inna's work spans many disciplines and media including object design, performance wear, communication design, ergonomics, and most recently food systems. She is always looking for new areas to apply her design thinking. One of her recent research projects at SU is a Design Impact initiative. In 2017 her project “Building a Course Syllabus Using Visual Design Tools and Design Thinking Methods” received the Innovative Teaching with Technology award from Stevenson University.

Publications

“The medium is the message:  reinvesting in environments and communities changes habits”— Station North Arts and Entertainment District case study. The abstract was accepted for Unmaking Waste 2015-Transforming Production and Consumption in Time and Place conference; Adelaide, Australia. This paper was co-authored with Lori Rubeling.

Co-authored with Ellen Lupton, Exploring Materials: Creative Designs for Everyday Objects (2010), available from Princeton Architectural Press.  https://www.amazon.com/Exploring-Materials-Creative-Everyday-Objects/dp/1568987684

Teaching

Stevenson University, Stevenson, MD
Assistant Professor, Art & Visual Communication Design
2014 – Present

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2005 – 2016

Towson University, Towson, MD
2002 – 2005

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