[ above ] Leading the Industrial Outreach's annual Duct Tape Wallet exercise, Burton works with elementary students from inner city schools around Oakland to create one of a kind projects. Exercises such as this one help students visualize their options for the future.

"Utilizing HTML, CSS & Web 2.0 Technologies to Create Dynamic Websites that Rock!"

Holly Burton (b. 1983) graduated from San Francisco State University in the spring of 2009 with a Masters degree in industrial design, and concentrations in graphic communications and web design. Burton also earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in studio art, art education and museum & gallery practices from Humboldt State University in May of 2006.

Since 2006, Burton has worked with Kurt Burton Photography, the Industrial Design Outreach (iDo), the athletic department at San Francisco State, Colliers International, the For-Site Foundation, and others to establish and implement company identities, marketing materials, and website designs. Burton's work also involved utilizing Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, and innovative designs to build user interfaces, branding, and typographical solutions. With Kurt Burton Photography, Colliers International, and iDo Burton's designs expanded each companies website, using HTML and CSS-giving them the ability to market themselves locally, as well as, globally.

Lastly, Burton's education and experiences within the design community have provided her with the opportunity to work with a diverse array of people on a variety of projects. She possesses the skills to identify solutions for many design problems, and the ability to communicate these solutions in different environments.