Each student was required to explore the factors and challenges associated with creating storage and organization products that solve existing problems or improve upon current solutions. This required that students fully immerse themselves into design research and seek for results that relate to the core constituencies, brand values and philosophies relative to both Kikkerland and Bed Bath & Beyond.
Kikkerland chose to exhibit all of the student projects at ICFF. The project winner was Linda Deng, and runners up were, Brian Keyes and Audrey Kirk. Other participants in the project were Veronica Brown, Adam Capron, Angela Corrado, Linda Deng, David Donath, Alex Dupont, Ryan Gregory, John Lillibridge, Jane Lim, Hannah Mokoski, Daniel Moreno, Holly Neel, Stephen Petoniak, Alex Reding, Jeff Sprague, Michale Tsai, Lina Velandia and Diane Wang. The course was taught by Professor Josh Owen.