In advance of next month's Products of Design Information Session, we asked faculty member and Birsel + Seck founder & co-principal Ayse Birsel to design a custom, embroidered patch to announce and celebrate our department's inaugural class.

Taking a cue from the spirit of Adafruit's patches, which serve as celebrations of skills learned, the Products of Design patches will be a marker for our friends, affiliates, prospectives, and extended family.

Attendees of the Information Session will be able to walk home with the final iron-on patches, but we thought you might all enjoy a look at some of Ayse's process pictures: