Bob Bazemore brings a wealth of client-centered design experience to his position as professor of furniture design. He is the founder of design firm J. Robert Bazemore Inc., which provides planning, consulting and design services to clients throughout the U.S. He is the creator of numerous furniture and fabric collections, including a line of wall sconces for Boyd Lighting, a table and desk collection for DarRan Furniture, custom carpet tile for Mannington Commercial Carpet, and fabric and wall coverings for DesignTex. As a former product designer at Brayton International, Bazemore was part of the team that created the Sidewalk collection of mobile office furnishings, which won Editor’s Choice and Best of NeoCon Gold awards in 2000. The recipient of several Innovation by Design awards, he earned a B.S. in textiles, consumer science and interior design from Winthrop University.