My name is Mikel Garate Uriarte, designer based in San Sebastián (Basque Country, Spain). A multidisciplinar designer working in the fields of product/industrial design and graphic design.

Born in San Sebastián (1988), industrial design graduate from ELISAVA Barcelona School of Design and Bachelor of Arts by the University of Southampton (2006-2010). Starting in 2010 THE METHOD CASE, a design blog that shows the design process and the stories behind the scenes. After working for a few design studios, in 2013 he set up his own design studio.


2006-2010. ELISAVA School of Design and Engineering of Barcelona
2006-2010. Winchester School of Art – University of Southampton
2009. TU Delft Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering
2010-2011. Oscar Díaz Studio. Internship (London)
2010. Central Saint Martins – University of the Arts London (Glass course)
2010. The Method Case (Currently)
2011. ADI Medals (Finalist)
2011-2012. Kawamura-Ganjavian. Industrial Designer
2014-2015. Mhop. Design Manager
2014-2015. Ceramic course (Donostia Kultura)
2016. Project selected by Red emprendeverde of Fundación Biodiversidad of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and environment of Spain, in Ecoembes space at CONAMA
2016 ADI Cultura (Finalist)

Ota’s workshop in Ikeda (Japan).


I had the pleasure to work with clients from different professional fields, such as furniture design, culture, sport, gastronomy, architecture, among many others.

Mahou San Miguel, EIT Health, Kutxa Ekogune, San Telmo Museoa, Gerodan, Unen, Ecoembes, Muebles LUFE, Comercial Hostelera, The Method Case, Donostia 2016, Surfing the Street, Zurriola Abogados, Globernance, Casa Cámara, Gisme, Mhop, SIforAGE, Erviti, Asesoria Larrea, Fisioterapia Ane Iriondo.