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Jon Sutton

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University Teacher in Design Practice

Jon Sutton is a product designer with over 25 years domestic/commercial design consultancy practice experience working in project sectors such as domestic appliance, defence, military, life support, transport, communication and leisure.

Jon graduated with a B.Sc in Design Technology from Loughborough University and followed this with an M.A in Industrial Design (Engineering) from De Montfort University. He also holds a PGCE in Design Education and has experience of design teaching in secondary education.

Working predominantly in a design consultancy environment from graduate designer to design director/partner, Jon has engaged in both national and international project activities spanning a client base including: Boeing, Dera, Dualit, US Air Force, B&Q, Conran Design Group, Royal Mail, Sainsbury’s and Gentex to name a few. His abilities are in design conception through to manufactured products – ‘blank sheet of paper to product in a box’ which reflects the wealth of his experience, knowledge and skill base.

Jon joined the Loughborough Design School as a ‘Teacher in Design Practice’ in 2017.

DSB014 - Desin Comminication (Module Leader)
DSP859 - Final Year Design Practice (FYDP) (Module Leader)
DSP859 - MSc IID Major Project (Module Leader)
DSA01 - Design Practice 1
DSA002 - Design Practice 2
DSP861 - Business, Enterprise and Design
Year 2 Design Week