Remaining Relevant in an Ever Changing Industry
How MNML’s multidisciplinary designers, non-linear approach and curiosity connects the dots to create exceptional user experiences. From full immersion into the business and brand through the life of the product, MNML has evolved from a traditional ID studio to holistic full service creative consultancy.
Zeeshan HakkimSenior Industrial Designer
Zeeshan Hakkim is an Industrial designer born and raised in India based in Chicago, Illinois at MNML. He completed his Masters Degree in Product Design Management at ISD Rubika. His passion for design stems from an obsession towards creative problem solving by using, learning and adapting new tools into an ever evolving design process. He believes that good design resides at the intersection of empathy and craft. Over the last 6 years he has had the opportunity to collaborate with small startups as well as fortune 500 companies to bring to life products from lifestyle brands, medical products, consumer electronics and furniture to name a few. Zeeshan’s skill sets span across multiple disciplines that include industrial design,product development,mechanical engineering, graphic design, packaging design, and branding. When he is not busy spinning CAD you can find him doodling shoes, reading , running and at concerts.
Director of Brand
Jay Byrnes leads the brand practice at MNML. He plays a critical role in helping companies connect strategy with design to drive real impact. Jay has crafted memorable brand experiences across traditional and digital platforms in a breath of industries from healthcare and commercial real estate to fashion and non profit. Jay ran an independent streetwear brand for over a decade and brings expertise in brand identity and visual systems accompanied by integrated campaigns. He believes in the power of curiosity, data and analytics, collaboration and human connection.
Matteo IavicoliSenior Industrial Designer
Matteo iavicoli is a designer, foosball enthusiast, and casual espresso drinker at MNML. Matteo has had the opportunity to work in both consulting and corporate environments and has collaborated with a spectrum of clients that span from tiny start-ups to multinational corporations. During his time at MNML, he has acquired an executional approach to design and a passion for product development, which has led to the successful launch of multiple products and international relations. He has accumulated skills and experiences that can be applied to a wide array of disciplines such as graphic and packaging design, supply chain, and mechanical engineering. His never-ending curiosity shapes his character and design process. It encourages him to meet new people, travel, and see the world through a unique lens.