Makio Hasuike & Co
Founded in 1968 in Milan, Makio Hasuike & Co was one of the first industrial design studios in Italy. It is present in various fields and sectors including product design, architecture, exhibit design and branding. In over 50 years of activity, numerous projects have been developed for various Italian and international companies, contributing to their success through innovative design solutions across visuals and content. The studio’s founder, Makio Hasuike, is a leading figure in the international product design scene, awarded in 2016 with the prestigious Compasso d'Oro Lifetime Achievement Award. In 1999, after a few years of experience in London and Tokyo, Makio’s daughter Naomi Hasuike joins her father. An architect by training she brings with her experience in product design, branding and art direction. For Makio and Naomi, a project must express authenticity, understanding and simplicity, facilitating a more pleasant life by combining beauty with need and technology with ethical thinking. There are numerous projects by Makio Hasuike & Co that have obtained prestigious prizes and awards such as the Compasso d'Oro, the Red Dot Design Award, IF Design Award and Design Plus. A selection of their work forms part of the permanent collections at the MoMA in New York and the Museo del Design of Triennale Milano among others.
Makio Hasuike & Co designed the collections: Esempio (1999), Diario, Rubinetto (2010), SX (2018) and Thermo Up (2019).
Across more than twenty years of collaboration, they have contributed to the development of CRISTINA’S brand image, product design, set-up and architecture, the studio instrumental in the design of the Milan showroom.