Holly Coggins

Industrial Designer

In high school Holly went to a design camp to explore career paths that practically help people through art, and that is how she found industrial design. She studied Industrial Design at NC State University with a minor in business administration. Holly came from Newell Brands where she led several products to market, and supported brands such as Yankee Candle, Coleman, Rubbermaid, Rubbermaid Commercial, and Quickie. She has been a featured speaker at an IDSA conference and has won awards, such as the NC State Studio Award for best sponsored project and IFDA Rising Star Award. Holly has worked on a wide variety of products from medical and power tools, to packaging. Other brands she has worked on include Ryobi, Burt’s Bees, DEKA, Husqvarna, and Victoria and Albert Bath.

Is An Expert In:

Understanding and Analyzing Complex Systems Finding True Insights and Issues Molding an Idea into Reality Deep Understanding of Research Methods & Applications Photoshopping Product VBL Application 3D Special Proportions Customer and End User Empathy

What Makes Me Me:

Plant Obsessed Harry Potter Fan Addicted to Audible & Podcasts True Crime Enthusiast Running Hiking Friends & Family Curious Consumer Behavior Nerd Ability to Live Off of Ice Cream and a Good Waffle