Michael Prince

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This article is about the American industrial designer. For the Egyptian author, see Michael Maurice Prince.

Michael Douglas Prince
Michael Prince, President of Beyond Design
Born Michael Prince
(1963-04-01) April 1, 1963 (age 52)
Rochester, New York
Occupation President of Beyond Design, Industrial Designer
Notable credit(s) Ultimate Hanger, Da Vinci Writer, BuzzBrush
Religion Jewish
Spouse(s) Debi Prince (1990-)

Michael D. Prince (born 1963, Rochester, New York) is President and Owner of Beyond Design, Inc., a product design consultancy located in the Ravenswood Corridor in Chicago, IL.

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Born in Rochester, New York and raised on Long Island, New York, Michael Prince currently resides in Chicago, Illinois with his wife and two children. Michael is a member of IDSA, devotes much of his time to mentoring design students from around the world, Prince initiated the dig8 program in 2011, a course designed to teach 8th grade students about New Product Development. Now running under the SEE8 program, students are taught how to conduct research, brainstorming techniques, industrial design, engineering, marketing, sales and distribution, through launching their products on Kickstarter.

Michael is one of the founding board members for the 2nd Century Foundation, a non-profit organization established to support Chicago Public School, Lane Tech High School to support large-scale programs. He has received multiple design excellence awards, as well as written articles that have been featured in the IDSA Magazine, Plastics Manufacturing, the NHMA and others.[1]


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