Roger Ball has been crafting iconic sports products since 1983 for such clients as Burton Snowboards, Fisher Price, Cooper Canada, Itech Sports, Brine Lacrosse, Bell Helmets and Nike. During his 20-year teaching career, he has led studio design classes in North America, Asia and Europe.
Dr. Ball’s interests include; 3D Digital human models, Design Entrepeneurship and Design for Human Performance. His groundbreaking SizeChina 3D anthropometric research project won the 2008 IDEA/BusinessWeek’s Best in Show Award (co-winner of Apple’s iPhone),Gold Medal for Design Research, DFAA (Design for Asia Award) Grand Prize and was a Finalist for the 2009 Index Award (Design to Improve Life). For more information visit www.sizechina.com.
Dr. Ball is Endowed Professor in the School of Design and Program Leader for the Masters of Design Practices and Leader of the Asian Ergonomic Lab. He researches, writes and consults with corporations across the globe.