Michael Van Huffel is an award-winning designer, creative director, and animator who worked for Prince from the mid 1990s through 2000—first as a design assistant to Steve Parke, later becoming in-house artist/art director. He worked on projects ranging from albums and tour merchandise to motion design for video (and more). Later, he went on to work in advertising, film and television. Van Huffel was a key member of the visual team at Paisley Park, working closely with Prince during his career at Paisley Park. A number of the items featured in his collection were given to him by Prince.