Curt Bailey joined Sundberg-Ferar in 1983 and has been the firm’s president since 1992. Founded in Detroit in 1934, Sundberg-Ferar is one of the world’s first and longest operating independent industrial design studios. Curt oversees a team of design researchers, strategic planners, industrial designers, interaction designers, engineers and model builders. This multi-disciplinary team de-commoditizes products for a diverse group of global product brands in a wide variety of industries, including housewares, transportation, medical, recreational and consumer electronics.
Curt is named as primary inventor on scores of US patents and is a frequent writer and speaker on the subjects of innovation and design. He is a 1982 graduate of the industrial design program at the University of Illinois.