Pete McEachen is an Industrial Designer and Author/Illustrator living near Cleveland, Ohio. A graduate from the Cleveland Institute of Art, Pete found his passion in designing toys and cartooning. He began as an intern at Playskool, took a full time job at Little Tikes and rose to the position of Design Director. In 2010, Pete started his own studio primarily designing toys for clients all around the world. He was briefly syndicated with Universal Uclick for a comic strip called Mulligan and was also sponsored for a strip called Plugged In about a boy who wears hearing aids. Pete frequently illustrates as a diversion from toy design. He is adjunct faculty at both Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Institute of Art teaching visual communication. Pete loves creating furniture for his home, talking cars with his son and discussing history with his daughter. He can be frequently seen shooing his cat, Horatio, off his drawing table or taking his dog, Cooper Edison, for a walk in the neighborhood with his wife.