IND’s Corporate Sponsored Project encourages interdisciplinary work and provides students with brand experience
Team members (L–R) Kevin Chen, Mitchell Galik, Max Benon and Enes Olcay present their design during their IND 494 presentation. Photo by Nina Tabios.
Every year, the School of Industrial Design (IND) at Academy of Art University organizes an IND 494 class, or a Corporate Sponsored Project, to mimic a real-world scenario for its student designers. And every year, prepping for the final presentation goes down to the wire.