The Whistling Bird teakettle for Alessi is one of Graves's most famous works of industrial design.
The Two-Slice toaster for JCP is one of Graves's new designs, at once playful and functional.
One of Graves's larger commissions, the Denver Central Library in Denver, Colorado, stands out immediately.
Here are seven quotes on living well from Graves.
We caught up with Graves at his home in Princeton, New Jersey to shoot this video Design Icon: Michael Graves.