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College of Architecture, Planning and Design

Hernán Gregorio 

FacStaff NameInstructor
Interior Architecture and Product Design

2094 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
T: (785) 532-5992


Hernán Gregorio is an Industrial Designer, educator, and photographer. He received his Industrial Design degree from the College of Architecture, Urbanism and Design at UNMDP in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is currently earning a master’s degree in Product Design at the International University of Valencia.

Hernán joined the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design in 2017 as an Instructor, teaching Product Design Studios and Visual Communication. He is very passionate about design education and enjoys working with students engaging them in creative, collaborative and innovative projects.

His research interests cover a wide variety of design fields like sustainable design, design theory, user experience, product semantics, furniture, computer-based design & manufacturing, and visual communication. Currently, Hernán is focused on design education and how trends, culture, economic systems, pedagogies, design theory and new technologies are impacting the Industrial Design curricula. He is a member of the Academic Affairs committee where he is working on implementing a new master’s degree for Industrial Design at IAPD department. He is also the new faculty advisor for the IDSA student chapter at Kansas State University.

Hernán is always looking for new challenges and collaborations with the industry. He recently won two international design awards, receiving first place in the BOSEbuild Design Challenge with his project “Friendly Dinosaurs” and a Bronze A‘ Design Award with his lamp collection called “Luminare.”