Makio Hasuike & Co.
Graduating from the University of Arts in Tokyo in 1962, Makio Hasuike began his career in Japan. He worked for a year as a designer for Seiko, designing 20 different clocks for the Olympic Games that were to be held in Tokyo in 1964. In 1963, he established himself in Italy working in different fields of design, and in 1968, he founded his own studio in Milan. In more than 40 years of activity Makio Hasuike has developed successful projects for Italian and foreign companies building up a wealth of experience in various fields. Makio Hasuike & Co. works in a wide range of design: from high technology instruments and tools to fashion accessories, from small and large household appliances to furniture and home accessories, from graphic design and packaging to architecture. Each project derives from the interpretation of the evolution of the desires and different needs of various users in different contexts. Furthermore, considerations regarding the specific factors and needs of the client as well as the complexity of various factors linked to feasibility, environmental and social impact are of great importance during the design process.