Anne Michaelis graduated from Carleton’s School of Industrial Design in 2012 and was awarded the University Medal. Since then, she’s had a successful career designing consumer goods such as home goods at Umbra, consumer electronics at Shape Products and toys at Spin Master. Most recently she moved back to Ottawa with her husband and dog, where she started her own freelance design company specializing in toy design. She also dabbles in producing items for her Etsy shop, enjoys working with soft goods for her personal sewing projects and frequently tries new baking recipes. She looks forward to imparting her real-world design knowledge to the Industrial Design students of Carleton University.