Ricerca e Design

Antonio Citterio photo by Giulio Boem

After graduating from the Polytechnic University of Milan with an architectural degree in 1972, he began working as an industrial designer, collaborating with various companies, including: Ansorg, Arclinea, Axor-Hansgrohe, B&B Italia, Flexform, Flos, Fusital, Hermès, Iittala, Kartell, Malobbia, Maxalto, Sanitec Group, Technogym, Tre Più and Vitra. Maxalto, a B&B Italia brand, is entirely created and […]


Designer, Monica Albini was born in Milan in 1989. After graduating in product design from the IED, European Institute of Design-Milan (2011), she began working with TVS Spa. In 2014 she took her Master’s Degree in “Design for luxury and craftsmanship” from ECAL, Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne, a university of art and design, where […]


Enrico Azzimonti, 1966, studied at the Polytechnic University of Milan where he graduated in architecture in 1993 and studied for a Master’s degree in Design & Management. He set up his own design firm in 1994, working on architectural and industrial design projects. In 1998 he began working with Catalan designer, Jordi Pigem, who he […]


Marco Della Torre (1962) is a graduate of the Polytechnic University of Milan. He moved to California to work for Fernau & Hartmann and then for Stanley Saitowitz. He has been working out of Milan since 1997. His work includes layouts and designs for art galleries, foundations and museums of contemporary art at international level, […]


Ceren Demiragac was born in Antalya (Turkey). She studied Industrial Design at Marmara University (Istanbul) and in Coburg University (Germany). She worked in Istanbul with various companies as a product&strategic designer. In 2013 she got the 1° prize of IMMIB Industrial design competition, and with the 100% scholarship award she started to study in 2014 product design […]


Angelo di Porto, a genuine Roman, has a strong bond with his homeland, living and working in Rome. A freelance designer, he works with various design and architecture firms. Material is his true love: he studies it and tries to predict its behaviour, and this is what brought him to design the Liquida pan set […]


Founded as a creative laboratory for visual communication and graphic design in 1998, it has gone on to become a varied business thanks to the union of different professionals from the world of communication, graphics, web design and 3D design. Member of the AIAP (Italian Association for Visual Communication Design), Eikon has translated the professional […]


Founded by Giorgetto Giugiaro in 1981, Italdesign by Giugiaro is located in Turin, in Moncalieri’s HQ, but it is also represented through offices in France, Spain, China, Hong Kong and Japan. To date it is considered one of the world’s leading companies in the Industry and Transport Design fields, as well as for Graphics and […]


Sissi Ergunay, born in Izmir (Turkey), currently living in Italy. After completing bachelor degree in physics and engineering, graduated from product design master degree in IED Milano. Relying on, a strong background in math and science is a must for any designer but also crafting innovative components to new products requires an inventive mind. She […]


Harry was born in Holland in 1966 and is an industrial designer with a degree from the Design Academy of Eindhoven. He also studied for his Master’s degrees at the Domus Academy in Milan, in 1994. In 1998 he set up his own design studio in Milan in 1998 and in 2002, moved the studio […]


Cara Judd is a South African designer based in Milan. Her works explore the dialogue between past and present, contradictions and optimism, users and emotions. She self-produces small ranges of items that involve Italian artisans and conceal, with a sense of irony, her eclectic South African nature. In 2007 she graduated in Interior Design from […]


An open mind that takes its ideas and inspiration from the world around, applying creativity in an eco-sustainable manner. When she looks at a material, she seeks to understand its potential for reinterpretation and a new life. After studying at the European Design Institute, Benedetta worked with TVS to develop her thesis project, “Afrodite”, together […]


Born in Tremezzina (Como) in 1945, he graduated in mechanical engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan in 1969. Technical Director of Kartell between 1973 and product development manager in the labware and complementary furnishing divisions. Since 1979 he has been working as a freelance, collaborating with Brevetti Gaggia and from 1981 he worked on […]


Roberto Paoli, architect and designer, specialises in small-scale production design. His careful creative process combines consolidated technical expertise with an awareness of the performance of materials to innovate and give form to products with a extremely clean-cut lines. As well as products, his firm also works in interior design and architecture, developing design projects for […]


Born in Cairo in 1960, from an Egyptian father and English mother, he graduated in Industrial Design from Carleton University, Ottawa in Canada in 1982 before going on to complete his post-graduate studies in Italy. He currently lives in New York, where he has started his own firm, which has already created over 2000 designs and models. […]


French citizen born in Austria, Marc Sadler has lived and worked in France, North America, Asia and Italy. One of the first graduates in “esthétique industrielle” at the ENSAD in Paris with a thesis on plastics, he was a pioneer in experimentation on the different materials and contamination between technologies, which have become distinctive aspects […]


Takahide Sano was born in Tokyo (Japan) on 06/02/1958 After receiving his diploma in Industrial Design from the Hongo High School in Tokyo (1976), he soon began work in the Design Centre at Toshiba (1976 -1988), specialising in designing audio-video and TV, products for both the Japanese and export markets. His designs from this period […]


Matteo Thun, architect and designer, was born in Bolzano in 1952. He studied at the Salzburg Academy with Oskar Kokoscka and also at the University of Florence. After meeting with Ettore Sottsass, he became co-founder of the ‘Memphis’ group in Milan, and partner at Sottsass Associati from 1980 to 1984. From 1983 to 2000 he […]


Born in Transylvania in 1990, he grew up in the UAE and graduated in Industrial Design in Milan. His thesis was included in the ADI Index Targa Giovani. Winner of the BMW Creative Lab in 2013, he has also had the pleasure of working with companies such as 3M, BMW, and Fratelli Guzzini. Thanks to […]