VP Industrial Design
Mark Dziersk is Managing Director of LUNAR in Chicago. LUNAR is one
of the world’s top strategic design, engineering and branding firms. A design
and innovation expert with a 20 plus year career advising leading Global
companies. He was formerly VP, Industrial Design at Brandimage Degrippes
& laga. Dziersk is also Fellow of the Industrial Designers Society of America, of
which he is a 20-year member and has held several leadership positions including
President of the organization. In addition, he has also served in various
council and boardpositions for the Association of Professional Design Firms.
Throughout his distinguished career, Dziersk has earned over
100 U.S. product design and engineering patents and garnered
numerous awards, among them the Industrial Design Excellence
Award, ID Magazine’s Annual Design Review Best in Category,
and the Appliance Manufacturer’s Excellence in Design. Dziersk
is a frequent commentator on design trends, innovation and the
strategic value of design in the national media and as a lecturer
at events, conferences and universities worldwide. Since 2004 he
has been an expert blogger for Fast Company Magazine. In addition,
Since 2001 he has been an adjunct professor for the Master of Product
Development Program at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., and
in 2005 was a founding member of the Design Council of the School of
the Art Institute of Chicago.
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