NASF West Coast Bright Design Winners Picked

Martin Francisco, Nicole Eng, Woosung Kim and Kasia Burzynska win scholarships from California NASF groups



Officials from Art Center of Design in Pasadena, California along with members of the NASF West Coast Chapters: the Metal Finishers of Southern, Northern and San Diego, California have announced the winners of the West Coast Bright Design Challenge.


Students from the College were asked to think beyond traditional design theory and bring out there very best creative spirit in developing ” next generation” creative and engineering solutions incorporating various types of surface finishing coatings. A total of $15,000 in scholarships were awarded to the following students:


  • Martin Francisco
  • Nicole Eng
  • Woosung Kim
  • Kasia Burzynska


The National Association for Surface Finishing (NASF) believes that the future of surface finishing depends on the innovative ideas of our youth. We consider it the responsibility of those currently serving the industry to foster and nourish these ideas. As part of this mission, and to spotlight the impact we have on millions of products and households, the National Association for Surface Finishing each year proudly presents The Bright Design Challenge. This ground-breaking creative program is produced as part of the association’s “Surface Technology Initiative” to proactively promote our surface finishing industry.