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Michael Grigoriev


Degrees:BID/09, MDes/13


A design researcher and strategist with varied experience including an award-winning background in product and user experience design. Michael works in a broad array of sectors with industry leading corporations and start-ups across consumer electronics, telecommunications, healthcare, aviation and financial services.

Micheal is co-founder of The Ottawa City Woodshop, a membership based woodshop located in downtown Ottawa. Inspired by the city’s lumber heritage, the mission of the OCW is to provide a home for current and future woodworkers to learn and build in an accessible, safe, and inspiring place. By offering workshops and access to space, tools, and resources, the Ottawa City Woodshop is home to the city’s growing urban woodworking community.