Marie Catherine Dube

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A graduate of Purdue University’s CO-OP Industrial Design program, Marie-Catherine Dubé has experience designing a range of products, from lighting to faucets to waterparks. Her passion though is play; in 2015 she was recognized with a Core77 design award for her playground design for disadvantaged children in Nepal, built with only local resources. Marie-Catherine spends her days designing interactive water-based playscapes as an Industrial and Project Designer at Vortex Aquatic Structures International, and her free time traveling and adventuring outside.

Girl at splash park
Think back to your childhood. Did you play around fire hydrants, hose pipes, swimming pools? Did the children of the neighborhood gather around those oases on hot summer days? People, especially kids, love to play with water. It’s fascinating...