Robson L. Splane Jr. IDSA, BA, MA, MA, MFA (PhD), founder of Splane Design Associates, Inc., Careapeutics (SD & Mfg. Inc.), and DreamProjX, Inc.; Author of Dream ProjX.
A designer of over 45 years and former professor of design at UCLA, CSU Northridge, and CSU Long Beach, Robson Splane has been named on 70+ domestic, 20+ international patents and has had his work featured in books, magazines, galleries, and museums.
Working his way through graduate school by working at sea aboard old sailing vessels for half of each year for seven years, he eventually became an alumnus of both California State University at Northridge and CSU Long Beach, and also completed some of his graduate-work while studying at the internationally renowned Pasadena Art Center College of Design. Before pursuing self-guided studies in Europe, Robson was a designer for the international design consulting firm of Gould & Associates, Inc.
TWO DESIGN OFFICES
Working out of two design consulting offices north of Los Angeles, Splane Design (SDA) worked on projects for companies like, Lockheed Aircraft, Walt Disney, L.A. Gear, Teledyne, Sirius Radio, Sunkist, Harmon JBL, Tenneco Oil, Universal Studios & Time-Life. SDA eventually became involved (and specialized in) the design of 300+ medical, Rehab. and wellness projects, which led them to design for the T.V. / DR (info-mercial) market, which resulted in as many as three concurrent hits on T.V. at the same time. Several of SDA’s individual designs grossed sales in excess of $1 Billion internationally each.
Splane Design Associates, Inc.’s current product inventory exceeds two score of new products, most of which are 70-100% ready to license or manufacture. After researching which markets were shown to have grown even during the recession of 2008, Splane Design has been designing and licensing products for those markets. Among them: Medical & Rehabilitation / Assistive Products for Seniors and Individuals with Limitations / Fitness & Wellness / Home & Garden Products / Green Products / Pet Products / Consumer Products / Electronics & Lifestyle Products.