Karen Hofmann

Karen Hofmann Karen has been instrumental in introducing design research processes, strategy, curriculum and a unique educational program around color, materials and trends at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. She is Chair of Product Design and Director of the Color, Materials, and Trends Exploration Laboratory (CMTEL) at the center.

Along with her colleagues she is responsible for identifying and shaping vision-casting projects with numerous sponsors including Panasonic, Nokia, Honda, Nestle, Nike and Samsung.