Macrina Busato studied Cultural Anthropology and Archaeological Conservation in Universidad Complutense de Madrid, along with studying Textiles and Design in London Central Saint Martins. Raised in a Spanish/Italian family in San Sebastian, Macrina grew up in a creative environment, and after working in many museums, 8 years ago she decided to work full time as surface and product designer.
With a love for vintage magazines, engravings, and books, Macrina’s museum and archaeological influences can be found in her vintage collages. Macrina teaches design in colleges, organizes creative workshops, and directs the Surface Design Master at the IED. She collects old Spanish and French school books, along with old technical and textile sample books. Macrina is represented by Lilla Rogers Studio.