Fabio Novembre was born in lecce in 1966 and graduated in architecture from milan polytechnic in 1992. he also studied cinema at new york university in 1993. fabio opened his studio in 1994 and, as per today he has worked with the most important italian design companies. his work has been recognized and published all over the world for its visionary approach.
Philippe Starck is an internationally acclaimed french creator, designer and architect. his profound comprehension of contemporary mutations, his determination to change the world, his anticipatory concern for environmental implications, his love of ideas, his desire to defend the intelligence of usefulness – and the usefulness of intelligence – have accompanied one iconic creation after the other. from everyday products such as furniture and lemon squeezers, to revolutionary mega-yachts, individual windmills, electric bikes or hotels and restaurants that aspire to be wondrous, stimulating and intensely vibrant places. this untiring and rebellious citizen of the world, who considers it his duty to share his ethical and subversive vision of a fairer planet, creates unconventional places and objects whose purpose is to be “good” before being beautiful. philippe starck and his wife, jasmine, mostly live on an airplane or in “middles of nowhere”.
You can be cool while still keeping your feet warm! With his modern designs, Jan Kath is creating a completely new perspective on carpets. Guided by a bold approach to his work, Kath, who is from Bochum, combines classical elements of oriental carpets with contemporary, minimalist design. He consciously breaks with customary ways of seeing and throws strict rules of composition overboard. While an entire generation once rolled up their grandmothers’ Persian rugs and exiled them from their living rooms, Kath’s designs are now bringing them “back to the carpet.”
Ron Arad was born in 1951 in an artistic family. As a sculptor and craftsman who has taught himself to cut sheet steel, he has produced furniture that is emotional and sensual as well as aggressively light and pratical.
Gabriele Buratti, architect and professor of interior architecture at the faculty of design of the Politecnico di Milano (2003-2010), and oscar buratti, architect, form the architecture and design studio Buratti Architetti. There are different scales of the project on which the studio works in a transversal way, passing from the architecture of buildings and urban areas to that of interiors, from the design of furniture and objects to the preparation of exhibitions and showrooms, in an intense and varied professional path , where themes, places and types, companies and people, materials and workmanship are intertwined, contaminated. they design residential, commercial and industrial buildings, interventions in historic centers and renovations of building complexes, villas and interiors of offices, homes, shops and showrooms,
Driadelab the company proudly presents the first project designed by driadelab, the company’s research centre and creative core. driadelab, where talents are moulded, is a group of miscellaneous talents who develop their aesthetic inspiration in an alchemy of languages and sensations, and working closely with the production department.
Tokujin Yoshioka Born in Saga, Japan in 1967. After graduating in 1986, worked under Shiro Kuramata and Issey Miyake. In 2000, established TOKUJIN YOSHIOKA INC. His experimental and innovative creations are highly evaluated in the world through various projects such as space and installation design for ISSEY MIYAKE and SWAROVSKI‘s flagship store in Ginza.Has been collaborating with Cartier, Hermès, LEXUS TOYOTA, NTT and other noted companies. Received many global awards and being exhibited in museums for his great work.
Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Department of Architecture in 1965. In 1971, he opened his own office, Urban Robot (URBOT), which was renamed to Toyo Ito & Associates, Architects in 1979. He has archived many global award through years of work.
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 of his work. A man of the world (having lived and worked in Europe, North America and Asia) and eclectic designer, today he is a consultant for a variety of companies such as lighting, furnishing, large and small household appliances, sport and of other technical sectors. Despite his reputation as a technical designer, Marc Sadler has a strong feeling for painting and drawing, finding it so emotionally absorbing as to consider it his real passion. Awarded 4 times with the Compasso d’Oro ADI, as well as 2 Honorable Mentions and 2 Selections, his work has won many international design awards over the years.
DORIANA AND MASSIMILIANO FUKSAS
Studio Fuksas, led by Doriana and Massimiliano Fuksas, is one of the most oustanding international architectural firm in the world. Over the past 40 years the company has developed an innovative approach through a strikingly wide variety of projects, ranging from urban interventions to airports, from museums to cultural centres and spaces for music, from convention centres to offices, from interiors to design collections. With headquarters in Rome, Paris and Shenzhen, and a staff of 170 professionals, the practice has completed more than 600 projects and has worked in Europe, Africa, America, Asia and Australia, receiving numerous international awards
Design collective 4P1B is a design studio that works in the world of design with the belief that everything is a project, for this reason works range from the world of furniture to lighting, to installations and o retail. At the heart of 4P1B’s work is the design method and the constant search formal, functional, commercial and innovative solutions.
ALHAMBRETTO + AM PROD
Designer Alhambretto is a design studio that operates on the field of product, interior and graphic design following the right balance between functionality and poetry. Projects by Alhambretto take a critical look to the past and recover traditional know-how techniques from a contemporary viewpoint.