Faculty: Jim Pelto

Biography

BFA, Sculpture, University of the Arts; studied Industrial Design at RISD.  Pelto worked as a senior designer for Hasbro.  He owned an engineering/manufacturing firm and for twenty-plus years developed prototypes and production components for global companies including Honda, Uvex, New Balance and Mattel.  He later worked as a project/product manager defining product design criteria for high-performance integrated molding systems used by Bausch & Lomb and Georgia-Pacific.  He presently teaches in the Industrial Design Department at RISD and in the Sustainable Product Design and Innovation Department at Keene State College.

Jim Pelto

Jim Pelto

Critic
jpelto@risd.edu
401-454-6160

  • NDA, Rhode Island School of Design
  • BA, University of Arts

Courses
  • ID-2451
    METAL I
  • ID-2452
    METAL II
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