A graduate of RISD, Joseph Napurano has been a designer within the consumer goods market for his entire career. Specializing but not exclusive to footwear design, he has created programs for the Olympics, professional athletes, patented technologies and a long list of major brands.
Napurano's professional experience designing for manufacturers worldwide is a true benefit for RISD ID students. He continues to work as a consultant as well as push innovation and a path for future professionals. Napurano has taught ID DP1, ID DP2 and other design classes.