As Inhabitat's managing editor, Mike shapes the site's editorial vision and directs the team to produce timely, engaging coverage of designs that make the world a better place. Mike graduated with honors in literature from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and in the past he has written for Engadget, Ecouterre, and Readymade Magazine. As an editor, writer and photographer Mike has traveled the globe charting groundbreaking developments in the field of design - from ICFF to Biennale Interieur, Dwell on Design, and auto shows in Detroit, Los Angeles, and New York. When he's not online Mike likes to bike, hike, surf and build things.
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