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Michael S Hoefler Jr

new york, ny, United States

Member since March 10, 2008

My approach to design is analytical and my aesthetic derived from research and user interface. Product design does not attempt to beautify already existing products. Successful design, instead, is the creation of a product that is absolute and never obsolete. My practice concentrates on just that: developing strong designs that resonate with their consumer and is a staple in their lives.

I am the son of Deaf parents and grew up in a world heavily reliant on visual communication. I am, as a result, prone to studying people and their relationship with the world around them and my design feeds off these observations. Design is directly related to it’s benefactor and the research and development needed to reach a final and ultimate product is what drives me to create. I am a thorough researcher and exhaust all concepts. I rely heavily on exploring ‘outside the box’ and am a goal oriented and strong team leader that takes initiative, sets deadlines and believes that I can always push myself further, always.

My Blog / View all (12) Blog Posts

BOUNCE baby sign products

Communication, Industrial Design


BOUNCE reinforces communication and relationships between Deaf children and Hearing parents, which i...

My Work Samples / View all (5) Work Samples

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  • User-test-04_thumb_57
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"What is now proven, was once only imagin'd."

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design