Art and design by Richard Powers
Patents, Engineering and Product Design
I have 8 U.S. and International Patents, 7 of which were sold (only 2 to 3% of patents are ever sold).
I won 25 Art Director's awards for graphic design, and the Mead Award for graphic design.
As a Purdue undergrad I received the Sherwood Award for Creativity in Engineering, offered by the combined Purdue Schools of Engineering.
As a Stanford grad student I was chosen as "outstanding design student" to represent Stanford nationally and to receive the Industrial Designers Society of America's Award of Merit.
I was Chief Engineer for Alpha Designs, Inc., then was Vice President of Genesis Design Group, both in Cincinnati.
Design clients included UNESCO, NASA, AT&T, DuPont, Corning Glass, Proctor & Gamble, Coca-Cola, Kenner Toys.