Meet the Redfish Team

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Lars C. Fischer


Lars Fischer co-founded Redfish Product Development in 2009.

Experienced in development of medical, defense and sports equipment. Strong skills in problem solving, research and engineering. 

Education: BFA: University of Michigan, MBA: Suffolk University

Work History: KMH Design, Carroll Design, Ideology, and current Professor of Industrial Design at Massachusetts College of Art and Design

May 2009 - Present


Patrick Thrailkill

Sr. Director Design & Innovation. Consultant and Chief Collaborator.

Owner of Blokx Design LLC, experienced in development of a wide range of consumer goods. Strong skills in form, idea generation and process methodology.

Specialties: Design of medial, table top, appliances, tool, garden, infant, juvenile, and electronics; design with a focus on consumer goods; design management; brand and line styling; design research; project management; design to engineering transition; hand sketching; rendering and modeling; software proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite 5, Rhino, Keyshot and MS Office.

Education: Pratt Institute

Work History: TOMY International, Staples Inc., and Evo Design

September 2013 - Present


Jenna Goldblatt

UX Research Design Consultant.

Collecting and organizing research for the team as a User Experience (UX) Research Design Lead to engage on medical ‘Point of Care’ devices, bake-ware products, and airline interiors. Responsible for compiling lifestyle trends, user personas, managing project schedules, designing surveys, running customer/ patient focus group sessions, designing mobile APP framework, as well as updating and re-designing the company website and creating multiple Redfish social media accounts.

Education: Bachelors of Industrial Design degree at Syracuse University

Work History: Design Museum Boston and The MEME Design

January 2014 - January 2016



Gabrielle LaFalam

Industrial Design Intern / Student.

Assisting Redfish team with concept development, visualization, prototyping and observational research as their Industrial Design Intern. Responsible for product ideation, graphics and presentation boards. Learning best practices for developing innovative and relevant products for a variety of markets including Medical, Consumer and Industrial Machinery.

As I continue my college career, I am focusing on user centered design, visual storytelling, branding and problem solving.

Education: Currently studying Industrial Design at Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Work History: Rockport: Product Development Intern and INOV-8: Footwear Design Intern

June 2015 - August 2015