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OOTD: Folding Canes For Ladies

OOTD: Folding Canes For Ladies

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Rob Van Varick: One of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business 2022

Rob Van Varick: One of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business 2022

Rob Van Varick, Chief Design Officer of Michael Graves Design has been named to Fast Company’s list of “Most Creative People In Business” for 2022. With MGD since 2003, this recognition is tied to the tireless work Rob and the entire team at Michael Graves have done for the past...
Food Storage Containers

How Many Food Storage Containers Do I Need?

If you are enveloped by an avalanche of plastic Chinese takeout containers, Tupperware containers, and a variety of other containers and lids every time you open your cabinet, you might think to yourself – how many food storage containers do I need? The truth is, most people just have a...
women walking with cane

Are Folding Canes Safe?

Walking canes are precious mobility devices to those who need them because they offer exceptional support and stability. But when it comes to choosing the right cane, the most important thing you want is for your cane to be safe and durable.  If you’ve ever gone cane shopping, then you...
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How To Organize A Home Bar

Whether you enjoy having a few drinks after a long day at work or you love playing host to friends, family, and neighbors, creating a home bar can be a welcome addition to your home, and it can even save you money. After all, a night out on the town...
How To Organize Your Silverware Drawer

How To Organize Your Silverware Drawer

Being in the kitchen, cooking food for your family should be an enjoyable experience. But if there’s one thing that can cause instant frustration, it’s disorganization. And one of the areas that can quickly become a disorganized mess is the silverware drawer.  Learning how to organize your silverware drawer doesn’t...
Do You Need A Dish Rack If You Have A Dishwasher?

Do You Need A Dish Rack If You Have A Dishwasher?

When dishwashers were introduced to the home appliance market, homeowners reveled in their ability to clean dishes automatically. Gone were the days of laboring over a sink filled with dirty dishes, cleaning them, and placing them in a dish rack to dry.  Over the years, dishwashers have become increasingly affordable...
Must-Have Essential Bakeware

Must-Have Essential Bakeware

Whether you’re an avid baker or you prefer to buy your baked goods at the local market, having certain types of essential bakeware in your kitchen is important if you want to be able to enjoy your kitchen to the fullest.  But why would a non-baker still want bakeware in...
Must-Have Essential Kitchen Tools

Must-Have Essential Kitchen Tools

Whether you are moving into your first apartment or planning on organizing your cluttered kitchen, there is one thing that can help you get the most use out of your kitchen space – knowing which essential kitchen tools you really need the most. In this post, we will look at...
How To Organize A Refrigerator

How To Organize A Refrigerator

A poorly organized refrigerator is one of the biggest money wasters in the home because all too often, food gets lost and expires or rots before it has a chance to be cooked or eaten. Making the most out of your refrigerator space helps ensure that your food stays fresher...
When To Use A Walking Cane

When To Use A Walking Cane

In certain situations, a walking cane can be the perfect solution for someone who needs help with their balance or with their general walking capabilities. If you are trying to decide if you or someone you know needs a walking cane, then ask yourself this question:  Would the additional support...
Do I Need A Cane Or Walker?

Do I Need A Cane Or Walker?

As people get older, the likelihood of needing a mobility device like a cane or a walker will increase. In fact, today roughly one in four adults, aged 65 or over, uses one of these devices to help improve mobility.  But there is a big difference between using a cane...
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What Kitchen Knives Do I Need?

If you are in the process of organizing your kitchen, you may ask yourself – what kitchen knives do I need? Odds are, you may have more knives than you really need, or worse, the wrong knives. To satisfy just about every type of food prep need in the kitchen,...
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How To Organize Your Kitchen & Maximize Space

If there is any room in the house that needs to be well-organized, it’s the kitchen. From preparing nightly meals for your family to entertaining guests on the weekend and holidays, the kitchen is the hub of activity. It needs to be clean and tidy, and its space maximized. If...
How To Use A Walking Cane

How To Use A Walking Cane

Canes are valuable assistive devices for a wide range of people, including those with walking abnormalities, those who have a high risk of falling, and those who have issues with balance, pain, or weakness, especially to the hips, knees, or feet. Canes are also used to help patients maneuver with...
How To Size & Measure For A Walking Cane

How To Size & Measure For A Walking Cane

A walking cane provides a source of support while walking or standing, making it an important medical device that can help improve one’s balance and reduce their risks of falls and injury. But with so many canes available to pick from, it can be easy to choose the wrong cane...
Who Was Michael Graves?

Who Was Michael Graves?

Few are credited with spearheading a single design movement; Michael Graves, well known throughout the world for design excellence, led three. In the 1980s, Michael redirected the architectural conversation away from abstract modernism toward a more humanistic approach to architecture and urban planning, that among other things, brought color and...
How the Magic Happens: Behind the Curtain of Our Product Design Process

How the Magic Happens: Behind the Curtain of Our Product Design Process

For most people, when a new product appears on the market, they either like it or they don’t, and that’s the extent of the attention they pay. However, for some other people who love product design and development, the process of going from initial insight to concept to finished product...
Michael Graves Design Launches New Kitchenware Collection!

Michael Graves Design Launches New Kitchenware Collection!

Michael Graves Design is pleased to announce the launch of a new collection of kitchenware products for the Michael Graves Design consumer brand. The initial assortment, which totals about 100 items, includes kitchen gadgets, kitchen organization, food storage, pantryware, bakeware, barware and waste bins.        We’re focused on...
Michael Graves Design was featured at COOPER HEWITT’s “ACCESS+ABILITY” Exhibition

Michael Graves Design was featured at COOPER HEWITT’s “ACCESS+ABILITY” Exhibition

  What: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum selected several Michael Graves Design products for its “Access+Ability” exhibition. Installed in the museum’s first floor Process Galleries, predecessors to the canes now available for purchase on MichaelGravesDesign.com were on display, along with our Prime TC Transport Wheelchair and bath safety products designed...
How To Clean Cookie Sheet Pans

How To Clean Cookie Sheet Pans

Cookie sheet pans are essential kitchen tools that can provide a world of flexibility for the home cook. The thin, wide design of these pans make them ideal for a variety of uses, from baking cookies and pizza to roasting vegetables and meat. They can even be placed under other...
Kitchen Sink Caddy Ideas

Kitchen Sink Caddy Ideas

A clean and organized kitchen is not only a joy to work in, but it is also a safer and more sanitary place to prepare food for the family. And no part of the kitchen needs more tender loving care than the sink area because the sink is the one...
Where To Put A Paper Towel Holder In Your Kitchen

Where To Put A Paper Towel Holder In Your Kitchen

For most households, the humble paper towel is the first thing people reach for when spills need to be wiped up, when washed hands need to be dried, when countertops need wiped down, and for when prepped food dishes need to be covered. The truth is a roll of paper...
Drying Rack

Can You Use a Dishwasher As A Drying Rack?

For most American households, the dishwasher is a marvelous time saver. But it’s a large appliance that is designed for just one purpose – cleaning dirty dishes. Of course, this hasn’t stopped many from finding other uses for their dishwasher. In fact, it’s not uncommon for some people to store...