Communication Design (Graphic Design)


Michael Cragg

Adjunct Faculty

BFA, College for Creative Studies

Michael Cragg Profile

Research Interests:

Interface Design, Interaction Design, Motion Design, Experience Design, Spatial and Immersive Design.

Professional Experience:

Michael Cragg is a Senior Experience Designer at Adobe. He creates application systems using design thinking, user research and pragmatic prototyping.

At Adobe, he worked to develop new systems of interaction for projects in the near and far future utilizing technologies such as touch, gesture, spatial tracking, audio, and VR/AR. He has helped design and ship v1 mobile apps with emerging technology including Adobe Photoshop Camera, Adobe Photoshop Mix, Adobe Voice, and Adobe VideoBite.

Currently he works on the Lightroom photography ecosystem helping to evolve the product across a broad ecosystem of surfaces.

Significant Publications/Presentations/Exhibitions:

Issued 3 patents, with another 4 pending
2017 - Adobe Project SonicScape featured in Variety, 9to5mac, VentureBeat
2016 - Adobe Max Sneaks Presenter - Project Syncmaster
2015 - Adobe Photoshop Mix - Tabby Award Winner and User’s Choice
2015 - RIT Thought at Work Presenter
2014 - Adobe Voice - Apple App Store Best of 2014 and App Store Editor’s Choice