David Klein

Klein, David


3D Printing, Consumer Issues, Engineering and Design, Military Veteran


Design industry, Toy safety

Degree: M.F.A.

Title: Professor

Department: Industrial Design

Email: kleind@msudenver.edu

Office Phone: 303-615-0695

Alternate Phone: 303-212-4224

Interviewed by: Rocky Mountain News, CBS4, CW2, 850KOA


David Klein, M.F.A., is a professor in the Department of Industrial Design at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

His professional experience includes designing children's riding toys and adult fitness equipment at Roadmaster Corporation, decorative designs at David Marshall Inc., and consumer electronics for Samsung Corporation in Seoul, Korea. Klein also completed a Fulbright-Hayes Seminar in the Czech and Slovak Republics, was a visiting scholar at the Beijing Academy of Science and Technology and has presented at IDSA and NCIIA national conferences. He is also a member of Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and is in involved in the One World One Water Center at MSU Denver.

Klein received his master of fine arts in industrial design from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a bachelor of arts in product design from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.