Award Winning Industrial designer and was Chief Innovator for Product Exploration and Product design for DuPont, Gillette , Motorola , Herman Miller, Pininfarina , SC-Johnson, among others.

Franco’s visionary approach implementing design innovations based on Nature’s paradigms and the holistic consideration of the users experience is well published in Leading design and technology periodicals. A regular speaker in design and innovation conferences worldwide

Franco holds 71 US  design and implementation patents in Healthcare products, Communication devices, Shaving Science, oral care, disability and Furniture products among others.


He has a Master of Science, Industrial Design, European Institute of Design, Milan, Italy 1989 – Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Associate Professor – University of Montreal School of Design, Canada 1996 – Present
Visiting Lecturer, Design : MIT Media Lab 2001-2004, USF 2008-2009, FAU 2012.

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