John Stram, IDSA | Industrial Design Consultant
John Stram has 46 years of professional award winning design experience. He served as industrial design/graphics manager at IBM, was director of design division at Seal Furniture and Systems and was manager of design—permanaent fixtures & temporary displays for American Greetings Corporation. He is an instructor/visiting lecturer for eight universities and colleges. He is a member of the Fashion Merchandising Advisory Board at University of Central Missouri. Stram has been a member of IDSA for 28 years. He holds 11 US design patents and two US utility patents. His 27 exhibited/design awards include being part of the permanent collection at New York's Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), a two year traveling exhibit with the Smithsonian Insitution in Washington D.C., and a three-month exhibit at Plastics as Plastics, at the Museum of Contemporary Crafts in New York. Stram has 27 works cited in design books, magazines and newspapers including: Form—Journal of Design, Product Design 2 and Industrial Design Magazine.