Hi, I'm Ryan Genena

an industrial designer from California and 2022 MFA Alumni from Cranbrook Academy of Art.

Hi, I'm Ryan Genena

an industrial designer from California and 2022 MFA Alumni from Cranbrook Academy of Art.

"TIMELESSNESS"
Programmed to acclimate to its environment by changing the rhythm of light relative to the energy around it.
- 2022 -
"SURFACE TENSION"
A sculptural experiment in visual tension, lighting effect, and conceptual development as an artist.
-2022-
"DIGITAL HOURGLASS"
An hourglass using light to to visualize time.
-2021-
3 weeks
"PLANT LIFT"
A light detecting lift for your house plant.
- 2020 -
4 weeks
"BIONIC PLANT"
An plant monitor reflecting and diffusing light within the plant's anatomy
- 2020 -
2 weeks
"COLONIAL REFLECTION"
Reflecting European colonization in Africa.
- 2021 -
60th ANNIVERSARY
The Celestron 60th Anniversary Special Edition Telescope. Designed badging, CMF, and custom spinner wheel.
-2020-
HIGH-END BINOCULARS
Orthographic sketching style & ergonomic study.
-2019-
LIGHT ENABLED GLUCOSE METER
A theoretical blood meter using light to detect glucose levels designed for the Saudi Arabian market.
-2019-
5 weeks
COMPRESSABLE LAMP
The project that made me fall in love with design.
-2017-
2 weeks
CAMERA ACCESSORY
A lens cleaning kit designed for portability and style. An exercise in empathetic design.
-2018-
4 weeks
LIBRARY CHAIR
A modular library chair for group collaboration.
-2018-
four day workshop
AGING IN PLACE KITCHEN HANDLE
-2018-
LEICA CONCEPT CAMERA
Designed in SolidWorks & Rendered in Keyshot
-2017-
ROKA Solar
One Day Concept Project
-2019-
MERCEDES-BENZ TOY TRUCK
Designed in SolidWorks & Rendered in Keyshot. 3D Printed, hand painted, assembled, and photographed by myself.
-2017-
OAKLEY GOGGLES
Designed in SolidWorks & Rendered in Keyshot
-2017-
MF DOOM
A passion project for my favorite artist, rapper MF DOOM.
-2017-
DRAWING IN-CLASS MIDTERM
-2016-
BRANDING EXERCISE
-2016-
LEICA CAMERA MARKER RENDERING
-2015-
500 PIECE SPIRAL
An honorable mention project that got me hooked on design
-2014-
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