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Marnie Jones, American designer. Recipient 3 honorable mention awards Music City Song Festival, 1987, 2 honorable mention awards, 1988. Fellow Industrial Designers Society of America (editor San Francisco chapter newsletter 1976-1980, board directors 1978-1981, secretary San Francisco chapter 1976-1978, program chairman annual conference 1978).

Background

Jones, Marnie was born on March 19, 1948 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Howland Barton and Elizabeth (Lyon) Jones.

Education

Associate of Arts, Pine Manor Junior College, 1968. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Industrial Design, Rhode Island School Design, 1971. Postgraduate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974.

Postgraduate, Stanford University, 1978.

Career

Industrial designer, product manager, Voltek, Inc., Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1971-1973;associate designer, Lonberger & Associations, Campbell, California, 1979;coordinator, editor, store manager, Center for Design, Palo Alto, California, 1979-1980;toy designer, Tonka Corporation, Spring Park, Minnesota, 1982-1985;designer, Minneapolis, 1983-1987;consultant, Marnie-Jones, Designer, Minneapolis, since 1983;president, Thrival Prodns., Inc., since 1989. Instructor product design North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1974-1976. Lecturer in industrial design San Jose State University, California, 1977, 81.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Centerline, monthly tabloid, 1979-1980. Harpist, singer, musical producer, composer over 5 albums original music, 1982, 87, 88-96.

Membership

Fellow Industrial Designers Society of America (editor San Francisco chapter newsletter 1976-1980, board directors 1978-1981, secretary San Francisco chapter 1976-1978, program chairman annual conference 1978).

Connections

1 child, Robin Scott.

father:
Howland Barton Jones

mother:
Elizabeth (Lyon) Jones

child:
Robin Scott Jones