Michael Kirkpatrick has spent his professional career designing both independently, as well as in collaboration with internationally recognized designers, architects and fashion brands. As senior design director of furniture for Polo Ralph Lauren, Michael was responsible for designing Ralph Lauren’s most innovative modern furniture designs. Under the Calvin Klein brand, he conceived and launched the curator collection achieving widespread success. As furniture design director of Gear, Inc., he created a selection of successful furniture collections under renowned designer Raymond Waites. Holding multiple US patents for design, Michael’s work has been featured in leading publications including: The Times of London, Elle Décor and The New York Times.