Contributing Faculty, Interior and Product Design
Kristine Angell is Founder, Chief Innovation Officer and Design Strategist at Hopscotch Labs. A native Midwesterner, Kristine has no problem striking up a conversation. She discovered her passion for ethnography and collaborative workshops while running the AIGA/NY Mentoring Program (2003-06), where discovering and encouraging motivation was paramount to a teens success.
A San Diego-based business consultant, Kristine providing user-centered research and strategy to help companies makes things personal. She is a proud alumna of the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Institute of Design and Stuart School of Business, where she holds an MBA and a Masters in Design Methods. Kristine is the winner of the 2012 Chicago Innovation Awards Student Competition.
She has provided research and strategy for new innovations in product and service at Ziba California (San Diego), The Goodman Theatre (Chicago), RKS Design (LA) and Design Innovation (Milan, Italy); and for clients that include industry giants such as Wrigley, and startups BetterAt/ and Omhu.