Tim Prentice (designer)

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Tim Prentice (born c. 1964) is an American industrial designer and president of Motonium Design in California. [1] Prentice holds a B.S. in industrial technology from California State University, Chico (1987) and is a graduate of Art Center College of Design's transportation program (1990). [2] He has also been an instructor at Art Center for industrial design and illustration, as well as a guest lecturer at Stanford University. [2]

Prentice was motorcycle designer of the 2009 Triumph Thunderbird motorcycle, [3] [4] [5] Mission Motors' 2010 Mission R electric motorcycle, [6] and the 2011 Triumph Speed Triple. [7] Prentice and his firm won the Red Dot and Core77 industrial design awards in 2011 (respectively) for the Mission R. [8] [9] [10]

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