Tim Prentice (designer)

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Tim Prentice (born c. 1964) is an American industrial designer and president of Motonium Design in California.[1] Prentice holds a B.S. in industrial technology from California State University, Chico (1987) and is a graduate of Art Center College of Design's transportation program (1990).[2] He has also been an instructor at Art Center for industrial design and illustration, as well as a guest lecturer at Stanford University.[2]

Prentice was motorcycle designer of the 2009 Triumph Thunderbird motorcycle,[3][4][5] Mission Motors' 2010 Mission R electric motorcycle,[6] and the 2011 Triumph Speed Triple.[7] Prentice and his firm won the Red Dot and Core77 industrial design awards in 2011 (respectively) for the Mission R.[8][9][10]

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  1. ^ "1960s Norton Atlas 750 / The Bike That Changed My Life", Motorcyclist, April 2011, retrieved 2013-12-11
  2. ^ a b "Member profile: Prentice, Timothy", Designers directory, Motorcycle Design Association, retrieved 2013-12-12
  3. ^ "The best bikes and experiences of the year", The Irish Times, via HighBeam (subscription required), December 16, 2009, archived from the original on June 10, 2014
  4. ^ Ash, Kevin (22 May 2009), Triumph Thunderbird review, Daily Telegraph, retrieved 2013-12-11
  5. ^ Winfield, Barry (October 2009), "2-wheel lowdown", Autoweek, 59 (20): 40
  6. ^ "Mission Motors reveals race-ready Mission R", Autoblog, AOL, December 17, 2010, retrieved 2013-12-11
  7. ^ Taylor, Paul (October 2010), Speed Triple brochure (PDF), Triumph/Platinum Communications, p. 6
  8. ^ Core77 Design Awards — 2011 Recipients, Core77, retrieved 2013-12-11
  9. ^ David Salguero (September 1, 2011), Mission R wins Core77 Design Award; Tim Prentice Describes the Industrial Design, Mission Motors, archived from the original on March 8, 2015, retrieved 2013-12-11
  10. ^ "Red Dot awards 2011 — Category: Mobility", Surface Asia Magazine, November 25, 2011

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