Greg Daigle is a designer, writer and agent of hopeful change.
As a practitioner and professor of industrial design I created the industrial design of the first
commercial 3D printer employing the method of fused deposition invented by Stratasys and now
used by RepRap and MakerBot.
|… I also created the “front end” for the
Cray T3D supercomputer
| …and imagined a “mower of
the future” for Toro in 1990, with David Barrette.
I created the “Designer Series” of panels for Rosemount Office Systems
|… and developed the systems logic for Ethospace by
Herman Miller, while Research Manager and Senior
Designer for design icon Bill Stumpf
|… and the occasional design for myself.|
I co-founded the interactive design firm ICONOS, garnering dozens of national and international awards
for STEM learning in the “What’s the Secret?” CD-ROM series
|… and with Steve Campbell developed the first scheme
for dynamic digital tattoos for displaying emotional states
|… using fuzzy logic chips and digital ink, as featured in Popular Science.|
I currently teach a graduate studio course on interface and app design and a theory course on digital futures at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Other efforts include Executive Director of the place-based learning nonprofit Digital Watershed and our recent award of a grant funded by the MacArthur Foundation and Mozilla. My day job is to head customer support for “ZebraZapps” a fantastic new tool for e-learning created by co-founder of Macromedia, Dr. Michael Allen.
More about me can be found at The Unlit Pipe.