Footwear Designer


Kristina is a designer located in Portland, Oregon. After receiving her MFA in 3D Design from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, MI, Gerig began working as a designer for Nike in Beaverton, OR. During her time with Nike she has focused on the application of material design and technologies as they inform footwear design. Working largely with ceramics in her studio practice, Kristina’s interest lies at the intersection of material, form and color. 

Prior to her graduate studies, Gerig designed for companies including Marcel Wanders, DEKA Research, Whipsaw Inc., Eleven L.L.C., K-Swiss, Target Corporation and Fisher-Price. Gerig previously received her Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design from the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.