Nicole Gorman


Nicole Gorman


Nicole is a senior in the Design and Visual Communications program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her passions outside of design include traveling and helping the environment. She is always looking for ways to think outside the box and approaches each day as a new opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. Aside from being a full time student, Nicole works part-time for the UWM Peck School of the Arts Marketing Department as a student designer. She has also worked with Runningfish, a web design and marketing company in San Diego, CA and studied abroad in Florence, Italy at the Santa Reparata International School of Art. She excels in visualization, problem solving, and engaging with others. Nicole also has skills in typography, branding, illustration, and web design. In addition, she has collaborated on projects involving photography, video, and film production.

Nicole’s career aspiration is to work in movie advertising, where her creative eye can be challenged and make an impact. She also hopes to combine her passion for ocean health with her innovative eye, positive approach, and resilient dedication to create attention-grabbing designs that will make a difference.

High School

Waunakee Community High School

Design Team

Adam Wertel
3D Rendering & Prototyping

Ryan Klassa
Video Filming & Production

Ellery Addington-White
Website & App Production

Ellen Kordonowy
Video Filming/Modeling



Blu’go is a rent and return water bottle company. Our bottles are made of BPA-free plastic that are 100% eco-friendly and recyclable. Blu’go bottles are stored in kiosks located in high traffic areas and provide healthy alternatives to reusable drinking water on the go. With blu’go stationed in local environments, we can make a global impact and help end improper disposable of plastic bottles.


Blu’go’s mission is to provide ultimate convenience for eco-friendly and reusable water on the go. The design was thoughtfully created to impact users and bring attention to plastic ocean pollution.


Our vision is to eliminate the need for unhealthy bottled water. Blu’go’s goal is to provide a sustainable practice for all and help end the littering and incorrect disposal of plastic bottles.