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Architect's sketchbook # 5: Makio Hasuike

Japanses born Italian designer and architect Makio Hasuike illistrates his ideas

After graduating at the University of Arts Tokyo in 1962, Makio Hasike began his career in Japan. For one year he worked as a designer for Seiko, designing 20 different clocks for the 1964 Tokyo Olymic Games.

Makio establised himself in Italy in 1963 working as a designer and eventualy set up his own studio Makio Hasuike Design in Milan in 1968. In over 40 years of activity, he has cooperated with several Italian and foreign companies obtaining many prizes and acknowlagements such as ‘Design Plus’, ‘Compasso D’Oro’ and a perminent exhibition at the MoMA of New York.

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Hand of the Architect

Sketches taken from The Hand Of The Architect (Moleskine Books), a Moleskine notebook containing more than 370 autographed drawings from 100 internationally recognised architects

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