Room & Board Design Competition

Congratulations to the five finalists in the 2012 MCAD–Room & Board Design Competition. Works by these MCAD students were on display at Room & Board’s Edina showroom where the public was able to vote. Room & Board's design experts consulted the public vote result in their choice of the overall winner.


  • "Clutch" by Steve Listwon


  • “Rack & Bench” by Andy Sandberg
  • “Almond” by Gabriel Cruz
  • “Magazine & Newspaper Side Table” by Christopher Gasser
  • “Essential Tray” by Alex Worre

Competition Information

Room & Board, the national leader in classic contemporary home furnishings, has partnered with MCAD on this design competition since 2002.

Twenty-four MCAD students participated in this year’s competition. Product entries were designed to be environmentally friendly storage solutions for accessories. Students presented their ideas to a panel of jurors at Room & Board, showing scale models, mounted drawings, and reports on features, benefits, and inspiration.