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Ricardo Gomes

San Francisco, CA, United States

Department Chair/Professor

Member since November 16, 2007

Chair/Professor, Design & Industry Dept/Director, Design Center for Global Needs, San Francisco State University. Fulbright Research Scholar, 1984/85, University of Nairobi, Kenya, development of container system for mobile health care delivery. Program Coordinator of Design Projects in Developing Countries,1984, Les Ateliers, Paris. Since 1984, conducted design lecturers, workshops & reviews related to Inclusive/Universal Design, Design for Social Responsibility in the US, Africa, Europe, Latin America, and Asia. BFA in Industrial Design, Massachusetts College of Art, 1980; MFA, Design for Low-Income Economies, 1984 and MA in Architecture, Alternative Building Technology, 1993, UCLA.

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design