Michael McCoy

Michael McCoy, IDSA | President, McCoy & McCoy Inc.

2012 Gold IDEA
1991 Gold IDEA
IDSA Education Award

Michael McCoy is the first recipient, with Katherine McCoy, of the Smithsonian's Design Minds National Design Award for having, in the words of the museum "affected a paradigm shift in design thinking." His designs for Knoll, Humanscale, Philips Electronics, Formica, Steelcase and others have received many international awards including the Red Dot Award and the IDSA Gold Award and are in the permanent design collections of New York's Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian's Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum. He is the former director of 3D design for the influential Cranbrook Academy of Art and holds an honorary doctorate from the Kansas City Art Institute.