BFA Northern Michigan University
MFA Cranbrook Academy of Art
Peter J Pless received his BFA in Product Design from Northern Michigan University in 2000 followed by his studies at Cranbrook Academy of Art receiving his Masters Degree in 3D Design in 2002. Upon completion of his MFA, Peter has worked throughout the United States for Scott Klinker Product Design, Blu Dot and Marmol Radziner and Associates. Currently, Peter is an associate professor of Human-Centered Design in the School of Art & Design at Northern Michigan University located in Marquette, Michigan. His passion for design, craft and exhibiting his works grows continually. For him, the design process is a delicate balance between the exploration of new conceptual territory while developing refined, expressive and elegant forms. Peter's work has been exhibited in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Cologne, Milan and Seoul at the ICFF, IMM Cologne and the Salone Satellite 2010, 2012.