Faculty: Elizabeth Knight

Biography

Liz Knight received her BA in Industrial Design from the University of
 Cincinnati and has had extensive experience inventing and designing products and toys. Her career started at Rubbermaid Commercial Products in Virginia, where she 
designed a range of functional products, including a bedpan.

The majority of her career has been devoted to the toy industry, and she was most recently vice president of design for girls’ toys at Hasbro. During her 15 years at Hasbro she worked with team members on a range of classic toys, such as My
 Little Pony, Mr. Potatohead, Playdoh, Easy Bake Oven and Littlest Pet Shop. She also has her own studio, Knight Design, and has been teaching design principles, toy design and shoe design at RISD for many years.


Elizabeth  Knight

Elizabeth Knight

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eknight@risd.edu

  • BID, University of Cincinnati

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Courses
  • ID-2464
    DESIGN PRINCIPLES I
  • ID-2465
    DESIGN PRINCIPLES II
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Diau Hall, BFA 10, Felt Flex Chair, Baltic Birch Plywood, Natural Fiber Industrial Felt, Stainless Steel and Copper