attending Pratt Institute, Michael Wolk designed and
built some of the furnishings for Legendary Musician
John Lennon and Yoko Ono's Studio. Working for JOKO
Recording Studio decided his future. In 1973, he graduated
from Pratt with honors and with the determination to
design interiors and furniture for those with the same
passion for art as his most famous client.
spent the next two years designing and building furniture
and furnishings for mostly Latin American Clientele
1975, Wolk realized that he needed fresh ideas and inspiration.
Wolk began to travel, first throughout the United Stated,
going as far as San Francisco and Hawaii and eventually
around the World, to Fiji and New Zealand. As he traveled,
he continued to design and to work for client's employing
local artisans to build his current projects.
1976, Michael Wolk returned to the United States, re-established
his design company and then he merged his firm with
that of two other Pratt Graduates. For the next eight
years he was a principal in one of Florida's Premier
Graphic, Interior and Industrial firms. The firm continued
to expand over the years, finally employing twenty-five
designers and support staff.
Wolk chose to re-open his own design firm. Michael Wolk
Design Associates. As the president and Creative Director,
Wolk is involved with the creations of every design
for every client. He and his staff of talented designers
provide comprehensive design services for clients throughout
Europe, Latin America, The Caribbean as well as here
in the United States.
John Lennon, to the Warner Brothers film "Batman
Returns", Wolk's client list include names known
worldwide. He has designed Country Clubs and Resorts,
Restaurants and Epicurean Grocery Stores, Banks and
Law Firms, as well as residences and sailing yachts.
has designed licensed products for racecar champion,
ABC television series "Grapevine" shot its
pilot show at Wolk's home and incorporated his furniture
designs in key scenes. (The show didn't last, but the
coffee table still sells well)!
has won commissions for Art in Public Places in Florida
Wolk's work has appeared in newspapers, magazines and
books. Wolk has authored a coffee table book entitles
"Designing for the Table." He continues to
work, teach and lecture about his passion. "DESIGN"