Our story

Macmilano is a design collective that specializes in architectural furniture design and outspoken bicycle storage equipment. The Belgian brand, founded in 2018 by Jens Baert and Ruben Teirlinck, connects a strong design philosophy with the love for the bike. They unite a passion for aesthetics and technique with sustainable and ethical manufacturing. At Macmilano they create high quality workmanship and combine the best high-end materials, to design products that will last beyond fads and trends. Macmilano let all their values work together in order to achieve a common goal: the satisfaction of the clients.


Globally, the two-wheeler is becoming more and more popular in the street scene. Reflecting the spirit of the time and what’s happening right now, our planet needs the bike more than ever. The bicycle improves your health and tackles many environmental problems like traffic jams which create pollution through noise and exhaust emissions.

It’s in our DNA to develop and produce design products for cycling minded people, which not only offers a unique solution that transforms spaces but also illustrates an own and innovative design rooted in simplicity, functionality and optimism.

We combine aesthetics with sustainable craftsmanship.

Based on a passion for interior design and in-depth knowledge of product development, Macmilano tries to create timeless, elegant and often industry changing home fashion items. Our design philosophy may be global, All our products are engineered and tested by our own designers in Belgium. When sourcing our raw materials and finishes, we succeeded in contracting a network of local suppliers which have the same vision when it comes to quality, social and environmental standards.

We plant a tree for each Macmilano product sold.

Most experts agree that more than 80,000 acres of forests disappear from the earth every day. Let’s leave the earth better than you found it. There's no limit to the number of trees we will plant, so buy a Macmilano item today and take a step toward a greener future. We have chosen "Trees for the Future" to make a big impact together.

More about Trees for the Future (TREES)

The people behind Macmilano

Jens Baert

Jens Baert is a Belgian multi-disciplinary designer, originally educated in Industrial design. Guided by emotions, inspired by aesthetics and supported by experiences in design of light switches and shopfitting. Photography is his second creative outlet. Considers himself a perfectionist.

Ruben Teirlinck

Ruben Teirlinck has worked with big and small clients around the world. He was hired to work abroad for 8 years and hasn’t slowed down since. His specialty is sourcing and engineering. He has been backpacking in the Andes, mountain biking in the Beskydy and hiking in the Amazon rainforest. His love for travel and a wide range of experience informs and directs his work.