I Lobo You has selected some of the brilliants minds in Italian design whose art furniture work inspires and exceeds the ordinary. Italy plays an important role in the history of product design that cannot be forgotten. The country’s strong connection with modern art, architecture, and design has contributed to shaping personalities that stood out in this creative and artistic industry. Here are The Most Brilliant Names in The Italian Design!
Giulio Cappellini is an architect and founder design firm Cappellini, which he has transformed into one of the biggest trendsetters worldwide.
Paola Navone is a Milan-born architect and designer. Always on the go and looking or inspiration she has become an anthropologist of creativity.
Architect and designer Gaetano Pesce’s decades-long career has been spent working on projects around the globe. Pesce has a bold approach to color in his sculptural furniture design, and the unique shapes and materials in his designs showcase an affection for the abstract.
“That modernism is less a style than a method for interpreting the present and hinting at the future in which individuality is preserved and celebrated.”says Gaetano Pesce about Italian Design.
Based in Milan, DIMORESTUDIO is a luxury interior design firm, founded by American-born Britt Moran and the Italian-born Emiliano Salci. Renowned for their lush aesthetic, their work pulls references from fine art, fashion and industrial practices – and extends from furniture, seating, storage, lighting, decorative works, and textiles, to fully realized interiors in retail and hospitality, including Hermes and Fendi.
The Italian architect Fabio Novembre he became famous through a large series of design projects for restaurants, nightclubs and shops in Italy and abroad, as well as through his unique pieces that completely enhance the great Italian design. His approach to work is a dialogue with the body that is for him a matter of engaging passion.
“I cut out spaces in the vacuum by blowing air bubbles, and I make gifts of sharpened pins so as to ensure I never put on airs.”says Fabio Novembre about his contemporary design
Patricia Urquiola was born in Spain, but it was in Itlay that she developed and created her company. Her teachers were Achille Castiglioni and Vico Magistretti from which she learned unique lessons and become one of the most talented artists in the modern design world.
“Because the design must express life with love. I am very curious and I love describing the everyday objects”.says Patricia Urquiola.
Andrea Branzi is an architect, designer, educator, and urban planner. Branzi has been on Italian design’s cutting edge for half a century. He defines himself as a person who deals with theoretical physics and sees architecture not as the art of building but as a much more articulated form of thought.
Fornasetti has drawn from pop culture for its latest collection of furniture design, accessories, glassware, and precious objects, intensifying the hypnotic power of geometric repetition with a focus on the red lip pattern.
Venetian Luca Nichetto began his career working for respected brands Salviati and Foscarini before launching his own design firm in 2006.
Born from the deep passion for industrial manufacturing and craft, Nichetto’s practice combines both Scandinavian and Italian design culture has given Nichetto Studio worldwide recognition.
The Milan based architect and product designer, Stefano Giovannoni is known for his colorful design with a twist of humor, his work always tells a story.
“I think nowadays you have to create emotions – something that can tell a story to the people. Therefore, I have chosen to follow a kind of narrative approach to design.”says Stefano Giovannoni.
Modern interior designs, the excellence of Italian design and its successful execution, quality and research are central to his team approach, every interior design project is a unique opportunity to valorize the client’s vision and to take them beyond their expectations. Achille Salvagni‘s art furniture is truly mesmerizing!
Fendi commissioned Zurich-based design firm, Kueng Caputo, to make some new pieces for its headquarters, the Palazzo della Civiltà Italiana and showcased them during last December’s edition of Design Miami.