Designer, Michael Hartney is an Artist and Designer based out of New York City. He launched his own men's and women's jewelry and art label, MHART in 2014 after designing for high end contemporary fashion houses in New York City. MHART is handcrafted with the finest attention to detail in downtown New York City, in safe and healthy environments that are free of human rights violations. This means no child labor, no sweatshop-like conditions, and no exploitation. Making items by hand and using natural materials such as gemstones, porcupine quills, bone, leather, waxed cotton, and shell lets his production process result in lower carbon emissions.
MHART has been seen on Jiana Davis, Eric Rutherford in Out Magazine, Portia Doubleday, Nash Overstreet, Winnie Harlow, Rachael Ray, and various artists in the fashion and music industry and featured in magazines - Domino, Voque, GQ, Ellements, Runway, + Samsung commercials, Sprite ads featuring Winniw Harlow.
His modeling career has landed him on the cover of MR Magazine, Inked Magazine, Blackbook Magazine, Journeys stores nation wide, and the latest Zippo ad campaign in Asia and brands such as Zippo ltd, WOOLN, Edun, Oak nYc,