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About

Martin Linder has worked as an indus­trial designer and educa­tor for over three decades. Martin served and appren­tice­ship in New Hope Pa. with James Martin, studied furni­ture design at Philadel­phia College of art with Robert Worth. He initially received inter­na­tional promi­nence for his award-winning designs during his grad­u­ate studies at the Cran­brook Academy of Art.

Martin’s new creative works include the Liberty Series of Polit­i­cal Art Sculp­tures. Liberty Executed has been featured at the Defin­ing the Art of Change exhibit at the Center For Contem­po­rary Polit­i­cal Art in Wash­ing­ton DC. and Zeit­geist an exhi­bi­tion at the Converge Gallery in Penn­syl­va­nia. His emerg­ing sculp­tures, Spirit Boards, can be viewed by appoint­ment at his San Fran­cisco California studio.

Martin focused his profes­sional design work in two areas: The creation of human machine systems that enhance airport, rail, and auto­mo­tive secu­rity and health care furni­ture design. At both InVi­sion Tech­nolo­gies, Reveal Imaging, and SAIC, Martin devel­oped explo­sive detec­tion inter­face systems currently used through­out the world. Busi­ness Week Maga­zine honored Mart­in’s achieve­ments with an Indus­trial Design Excel­lence Award for inno­va­tions in explo­sive detec­tion indus­trial design. His furni­ture designs have also received awards and been contin­u­ally exhib­ited through­out for the entirety of his career, most notably at Knoll/​Design America, Steel­case’s Metro Furni­ture, and Herman Miller Health Care Group. Martin won the Nightin­gale Health Care Product Inno­va­tion Award for his Florabella collec­tion for Herman Miller.

Martin’s new creative works include the Liberty Series of Polit­i­cal Art Sculp­tures and Oil Paint­ings. Liberty Executed has been featured at the Defin­ing the Art of Change exhibit at the Center For Contem­po­rary Polit­i­cal Art in Wash­ing­ton DC. and Zeit­geist an exhi­bi­tion at the Converge Gallery in Penn­syl­va­nia. His emerg­ing sculp­tures, Spirit Boards, can be viewed by appoint­ment at his San Fran­cisco California studio.

Region
San francisco, CA
Website
msl-design.com
Professional Status
Professor emeritus, founder msl design, founder industrial design outreach

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