Color & Materials Design


Laurie Busch

Senior Design Manager, Eagle Ottawa

B.F.A., Wayne State University

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Laurie Busch has over 20 years  of professional experience in automotive materials design  and development.  She has worked on both the customer and supplier sides of the automotive business sector,  gaining insight into the process of creating materials for mass production. Laurie began her color & materials design career at Chrysler Corporation  before specializing in textile design at Guilford Performance Textiles. Her experience in automotive seating led her to a position of Senior Design Manager for Eagle Ottawa by Lear where Laurie is a Senior Design Manager.

Research Interests:

Design concept to mass production feasibility

Professional Experience:

2013 – Current: Eagle Ottawa

  • Senior Design Manager

2004-2013 – Guilford Performance Textiles

  • Senior Designer

1997-2004 – Mastin Associates/ Chatham Borgstena Textiles

  • Senior Designer

1990-1997 – Independent Artist

  • Commission Painting

1983-1990 – Chrysler Corporation

  • Color and Trim designer