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Dan Ferrara, Owner & Principal

Dan Ferrara has been developing successful products for over 40 years.  

FDI offers full design services and consultation for any type of project. His 50+ years of experience are unparalleled in this market. 

He started his journey studying Industrial Design at Parsons School in New York, mentored by the world renowned designer Katavalos. Dan worked with Olivetti developing the first laptop computer, with IBM, helping to secure a $3.9 billion Air Traffic Control contract, which at that time was the largest contract IBM had won in their corporate history, and with the artist Salvador Dali creating an interactive exhibit space. 

Dan believes that there is a strong correlation between the design concept and the final execution, the designer and the manufacturer, the artist and the engineer. Successful design combines pleasing aesthetics and logic to form a product that is expressly coherent in human factors, current trends, and visibility. By combining these elements Ferrara Design can create meaningful identities for an ambitious assortment of products.  

Dan Ferrara is capable of finding this balance and making new innovation come to life. In this evolving profession boundaries are being blurred by new technology and the desire to discover innovative ideas in a product saturated environment. Dan has the products and ideas that can move your company to the forefront of your market. 

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