Stuart Harvey Lee
Founder, Prime Studio, USA
Stuart Harvey Lee is the Founder and Creative Director of Prime Studio, a Product + Brand design consultancy based in midtown NYC. A proud Yorkshireman, he started his career as a Mechanical Engineer before discovering his passion for Industrial Design whilst earning his Masters Degree at the Royal College of Art.
He moved to New York in 1991 and cut his teeth working at both Smart Design and Able Design before founding Prime Studio in 1998. At Prime, Stuart is fortunate to work with a wide range of clients from global companies like Unilever to startups like Harry’s. Some other notable clients include Banana Republic, Ikea, MoMA, Oneida and Tumi. His work has won numerous awards and he is the holder of over 100 patents. More importantly, he enjoys designing products which make a meaningful difference in people’s lives.
When he’s not designing Stuart can be found challenging himself to ride the hills of the Hudson Valley on his favorite bike.