Mike Simonian is the co-founder of Mike & Maaike, a San Francisco-based progressive industrial design studio with a diverse body of work marked by experimentation, substance and strong conceptual narratives. The studio creates new opportunities through products, technology, furniture, environments, packaging and transportation. Recent collaborations include Google, Belkin, Haworth, Xbox, Incase, Blankblank, Council, Coalesse, Dupont, Steelcase, Fritz Hansen, Ironkey and the City of San Francisco. Simonian’s designs have been featured in publications around the world including the "San Francisco Chronicle;" "Dwell;" "Accesorios de Madera;" "Design," "Korea;" and "DAMN Magazine," Belgium. Simonian has twice been" named on Fast Company’s list of 100 most creative people in business, and his company has received numerous honors, including China’s new international Design Intelligence Award.