Michael Graves, Founding Partner, Michael Graves & Associates/Michael Graves Design Group, discusses how redesigning products can lead to better health.
Founding Partner, Michael Graves & Associates/Michael Graves Design Group
in conversation with ADAM ROGERS, Senior Editor, WIRED
Michael Graves is the founding partner, Michael Graves and Associates and Michael Graves Design Group, and a fellow of the American Institute of Architects and the Robert Schirmer professor of architecture, emeritus at Princeton University. Cited in The New York Times as "the most truly original voice American architecture has produced in some time," Graves has received many prestigious awards, including the 2010 Topaz Medallion from the American Institute of Architects and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, the 2001 Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects, and the 1999 National Medal of Arts. Graves is the first architect inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame and the first recipient of the Michael Graves Lifetime Achievement Award from the AIA-NJ. In 1960, he won the Rome Prize and studied at the American Academy in Rome, of which he is now a trustee. In 1962, Graves began a 39-year teaching career at Princeton University.
Adam Rogers covers science and pop culture for the magazine. His article “The Angels’ Share,” about a mysterious fungus that lives on whiskey fumes, won the 2011 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award. He was also a writer and host of the PBS TV show Wired Science. Previously, Rogers was a reporter for Newsweek and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT. He is writing a book on the science of alcohol, due out in 2014.