Cool and Cooler Design
Jim Costello is the principal of Costello Design. Costello graduated from the Domus Academy in Milan, Italy, with a Master of Industrial Design. He then went on to lead Igloo’s Industrial Design Department into the 21st century. His work included such innovative products as the Cool Roller, the first cooler with wheels; the SpaceMate eco-friendly refrigerator; and the Playmate personal coolers. Jim created his own studio, Costello Design, in 1996. He holds more than 20 patents in the areas of housewares, appliances, outdoor products, and insulated products. He has also received design awards from the Industrial Designers Society of America and Appliance Design magazine.