Michael Graves' New Target: Medical Devices

Now in a wheel-chair, the award-winning architect is developing a line of whimsical household products for the disabled

During his 30-year-career, designer and architect Michael Graves has earned widespread international acclaim. The founder of an eponymous Princeton (N.J.) firm, Graves has received more than 160 awards, including the National Medal of Arts in 1999 and the American Institute of Architects' Gold Medal in 2001. Both whimsical and functional, Graves's designs are behind Walt Disney (DIS) headquarters in Burbank, Calif., the Central Library in Denver, and nearly 2,000 consumer products.

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