I have designed functional performance products for both elite athletes and musicians. I'm always amazed by how people who are so comfortable in taking risks in what they do, can be very conservative when it comes to the tools that use to take those risks. Which, I suppose, is why sporting equipment and musical instruments can be very slow to change on a core functional level. So when I stumbled on Blackbird Guitars recently, I was pleasantly surprised to see someone breaking through this artificial ceiling in a way that was logical, intentional, and performance driven.
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For more than 20 years Michael has been designing iconic products and brand experiences for some of the best brands in the world including Nike, Google, Motorola, Honda, and Hasbro. Located in Portland, Oregon, his studio focuses on industry leading halo projects across autonomous automotive, consumer electronics, travel, mobile devices, wearables, toys and conceptual Hollywood entertainment projects.