I am a furniture and product designer based within the InnoTech Centre, Cookstown. I graduated from University of Ulster school of Art and Design, Belfast with a BA Hons (2.1) Degree in Industrial Design (Furniture, Product and Interior) in 2007. During my years at University of Ulster I also completed a years study as part of the Business Education Initiative (BEI) at Florida Southern College, Florida, USA. Previous to this I was a student at the Causeway Institute of Further and Higher Education completing a BTec Nat. Diploma in Land Administration. I also worked with various design companies throughout my studies including Essential Designs, Portglenone, Smurfit Kappa, Lurgan and following this, CFC Interiors, Cookstown. During my years of study I focused on conceptual designs, presentation techniques and computer aided design (CAD). Design packages such as Solidworks, Adobe Photoshop, Ashlar Vellum Cobalt, Graphite, AutoCAD and Powerpoint.