Debuting at the iSaloni Milan Furniture Fair in Milan, Italy


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Furniture should embrace and enhance our lives, not just accommodate them.

We create, design and build furniture that anticipates your needs.

Forms that surprise through their effortless comfort.

Designs that confound by surrounding you with thought.

Compositions that delight through elegant shapes and finishes.

These are created by hands and thoughts of our moment, but with materials from tomorrow.

Feb 2015

Humanitype is founded by Mitchell Mauk, a widely recognized designer with nearly four decades of experience in the industry. Mauk’s client portfolio includes collaboration with worldwide companies such as Levis, Pixar, Sony, Volkswagen, PlayStation, McDonald’s and Herman Miller. Mauk is also accredited for working on superb projects such as developing the brand image of the early Apple computers with Steve Jobs and developing the corporate identity for Herman Miller’s Office Pavilion.

His work has been featured in Communication Arts, Interiors, VM + SF, AXIS, and Graphis and is in the Permanent Collection of the Library of Congress. Mauk has also appeared on television in interviews for CNN’s “Business Unusual” and San Jose’s “Silicon Valley Business”. Additionally, he has won multiple awards from the IDSA, SEGF, AIGA and was named Exhibit Designer of the Year by Exhibitor Magazine. He is also the first American designer to have a light design manufactured by the prestigious Italian lighting firm, Artemide.

“T​​here’s furniture out there that doesn’t have the emotional attachment. These designs are mindful of the
human emotions. We want you to feel comfortable living with HumaniType.”