Alberto Caramello is born in 1977 in Turin, the city where he studied and where he works.
After graduating in architecture at the Polytechnic of Turin, is approaching the world of product design.
After working as a freelance designer for studies and creative agencies, he founded in 2005, its design office called ACD studio. The studio has collaborations with companies and agencies not only in Italy and Europe but also in China and the United States.
In 2008 Alberto Caramello has founded dOt , a small publishing house of objects, approaching pioneeringly the world of self production.
In addition to being invited to teach courses and seminars on creative problem solving, since 2009 he is professor at the Isitituto d'Arte Applicata e Design in Turin (IAAD).
Alessandra Pasetti si è laureata allo I.U.A.V. nel 1998. Successivamente segue workshops su comunicazione e design a Fabrica (con Matali Cresset) e al Vitra Design Summer Workshop (con Ed Annink). Ha sviluppato la sua esperienza lavorativa in diversi settori che spaziano dalla moda al prodotto industriale, e dall'arredamento al prodotto sportivo. Lavora come free lance dal 1999 e dal 2004 ha affiancato all'attività di libera professionista quella di insegnante al corso di Disegno Industriale dell'Università I.U.A.V. di Venezia, lavorando con Michele De Lucchi, Enzo Berti, MM Design, Setsu Ito. Ha ottenuto diversi riconoscimenti tra cui Young&Design, Tipo Italiano2, Beck's Price e Maniago Design.
Alessandro Andreucci was born in Macerata in 1968. After graduating in mechanical engineering, he studied industrial design of the State Art Academy in Stuttgart, Germany. He started working in Monaco, Germany, at Siemens Design & Messe, then at System Design. In 2000 he returned to Italy at the iGuzzini Lighting, working mainly on projects by Renzo Piano in Paris. In 2003 he lives and works in London, working in particular with the study of Ron Arad. Since 2004 he has his own industrial design office. Collaborates with Christian Hoisl, German designer with offices in Monaco, with which in 2010 won the Red Dot Award, for the seat pan, to Garp. Also in 2010, an umbrella, a project developed with Viabizzuno Mario Nanni, was selected in the ADI Design Index. Among his clients: Ernestomeda, Emu, Garp, Viabizzuno, Elit by Pircher, Alivar, Hotz & Hotz.
Margarine Anna was born in Milan in 1970.
In 1993 he graduated from the Istituto Europeo di Design IED.
While studying Rodolfo Bonetto joined the firm in industrial design.
From 1993 to 2004 he worked with the architect. At the Atelier Mendini Alessandro Medini, where he became responsible for the design. Following projects for Swatch, Venini, Alessi, Swarovski, Artemis, Koziol, Etro, Luxo, Olivari.
Giovanna Molteni was born in Lecco in 1972.
In 1995 he graduated at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan.
During his studies he collaborated with George Sowden and for a brief period with the study Matteo Thun
From 1997 he worked with the architect. At the Atelier Mendini Alessandro Medini where he projects of Industrial Design, Graphic Design and Color Consulting for companies such as Swatch, Alessi, Bisazza, Byblos, Fish Design, Design Zero.
Since 2003, Anna and Jane work together as freelancers in project design and graphics.
Among the companies they work for Paul & Shark, Henkel, Alessi, United Pets, Byblos, Agapanthus Jewelry, Textile Grund, Forever Italy.
The firm Azzolini Tinuper deals with design and research in the field of materials and innovative technologies.
He specializes on issues related to the use of color and industrial materials.
Designing industrial products resolved with a particular approach arising from the study of trends, innovation in materials and manufacturing processes.
It works as an architect with a particular focus on structures soft environment, specializing in the design of spaces and commercial showrooms and exhibit space corner.
The firm carries out research and popularization of its achievements through learning at the Istituto Europeo di Design Milan, publication and participation in cultural events.
Chiara Moreschi (Savona 1981), graduates in Industrial Design at the Milan Politecnico Design school in 2005, and in 2008 she opens his own design studio working on Industrial Design.
She supports Matteo Ragni and Giulio Iacchetti in design teaching activity at Milan Politecnico Design school, Naba, Domus Academy and Academie Libanaise des Beux-arts di Beirut, Università di San Marino-IUAV Venezia, and she teaches at Istituto Marangoni Master Course in Product Design.
Among her designs Cipì, doorstopper, made in plastic for Outlook Design Italia, Albisola, ceramic mug for Mesa, Twink, suspension lamp for P&V Lighting.In 2009 she presents the suspension lamp “Solitaire”, an oversize ring in plastic and crystals for P&V Lighting, and she organise together with other 4 designers the “Dismettiamola!” exhibition about the proper waste disposal during the Milan Design Week.
Actually she collaborates with Persol, United Pets, Pinetti, P&V Lighting, Magppie, Outlook Zelco, Il Coccio, Lefel, Levoni.
Biagio Ludovico (Termoli, 1981), industrial designer, lives and works in Milan where he studied and obtained the degree in Industrial Design at the Faculty of Industrial Design of the Politecnico di Milano.
Since 2005 he collaborated with several companies and prestigious studies like Whirlpool, Takahide Sano, Claudio Bellini, having the chance to depeen and refine his design skills. Nowadays he collaborate with Makio Hasuike & Co design office.
During these professional collaborations he could acquire specific skills and knowhow in several design field, as appliances, furniture, office, bathroom and kitchen equipments.
As a freelance he had the opportunity to design directly for companies such United Pets, Alulife, Mauri Renzo, and developped research projects and strategic consulting for the industrial design field. He has been involved in several design competitions and workshops, being selected for Decò (2010),Dismettiamola (2009) and Shaker Design (2004), and designing for companies as LG, Ghidini Cipriano, Eurochocolate Martini Spa.
Industrial designer. From 1996 to 2000 he works as researcher and designer at the IED Research Center. He has been involved as designer or project leader with the following projects, leading projects for Lego Futura, Gillette, Fiat, Oral-B, Lever, Lavazza, Sitos, Bosh. From 1999 to 2006 he collaborates with the designers Giulio Iacchetti and Matteo Ragni in research and technical projects. Since 1999 is a consultant at the agency Design Innovation, where he coordinates concepc design and bionic research projects for clients as CRF (Fiat Research Center), Piaggio, Tensoforma, Ariete. In 2008 he found with Monica Ferrigno the design consulting firm "Ildoppiosegno", whose main feature is having a double identity: a research center and a product design and development consultancy. The main agency's clients are United Pets, Status, Bayer, Emmegi, Piazza, Fratelli Mariani. His academic career includes professorships at IED Milan and Madrid and he lectured at Instituto Tecnològico de Aragòn, Saragozza. Recently he has participated to "Bioma", an internationale symposium on bionics at Universidade de Averio.
Web Site: www.ildoppiosegno.com
The two designers have collaborated on the creation of many United Pets products. The union of these two brilliant minds has given rise to intriguing and innovative product design, with interesting technical solutions to be discovered.
The union of these two minds created a symbol of the United Pets BONTON.
Giulio Iacchetti has been an industrial design since 1992. ACTIVITY 'alternative design teaching at several universities' and schools of design in Italy and abroad.
It 'been awarded several international awards.
By Matteo Ragni in 2001 he won the Golden Compass with the laid-purpose "Moscardino", now part of the permanent design exhibition at MOMA in New York.
Coop has developed the project "Design Coop"and is now 'in charge of coordination of the project Eureka Coop and the artistic direction of iB Cocks.
Among his clients: Bialetti, Casamania, Caimi Brevetti, Desalto, De Vecchi, Ferrero, Guzzini, Foscarini, iB Taps, Mandarina Duck, Meritalia, Sambonet, Pandora Design, Thonet Vienna.
Alessandro Stabile (Milan, 1985) lives and works in Milan.
He holds a bachelors degree in industrial design from Politecnico di Milano in 2007 and in 2008 he obtains a Master at SPD – Scuola Politecnica of Design.
In the same year he wins with Isaac Piñeiro the Ferrero contest “Il design per Nutella” and the “New Bixy” contest designing a pedal assisted electric bicycle for Bixy company.
Since 2008 till now, he works with Giulio Iacchetti as product designer and project leader.
Since 2011 he focuses on the expression of his own vision, entering into active dialogue with companies and manufactures and he always mindful of quality and good design.
Alessandro Gnocchi attended Industrial Design courses in Milan. After a few years working with milanese design establishments started his own practice focusing on furniture and consumer products.
Here is another great collaboration that gave birth to some of the most interesting line of United Pets.
Matteo Ragni, graduated in Architecture at Politecnico di Milano. In 2001, together with Giulio Iacchetti, won the Compasso d’Oro Award with the multiuse biodegradable sporck “Moscardino” produced by Pandora Design, now part of the permanent design collection at the MOMA in New York City. In 2008 won the Wallpaper Design Award’08 with the table lamp/book end LETI, produced by Danese. Also in 2008 he created TobeUs, a brand for wooden car toys handcrafted in Italy. Besides his design practice he teaches in international universities, he’s art-director and architect. Recently was edited the book “Camparisoda. L'aperitivo dell'arte veloce futurista. Da Fortunato Depero a Matteo Ragni”, published by Corraini Editorial, to celebrate 100 years of Futurism.
Among his clients: Andreoli, Arthema, Bialetti, Biò Fireplace, Caimi Brevetti, Campari, Coop, Corian Dupont, Danese, Desalto, De Vecchi, Fiam, Gammadue, Guzzini, JVC, Lavazza, Lorenz, Madarina Duck, MA-wood, Nodus, Pandora Design, Pinetti, Piquadro, Plust Collection, Poltrona Frau.
Born in Parma January 30, 1970.
He received his artistic maturity and has studied design and communication project of the University of Reggio Emilia.
Since 1993 he works as a freelance, alternating projects of industrial and graphic design. Among the companies for which he worked: Guest Artist Associates, Mandarina Duck, Nemo (Cassina group), Outlook Zelco, Rosenthal, United Pets.
He participated in exhibitions of international significance.
He works as a consultant in design studios and advertising agencies.
Born in Trento in 1980, lives and works in Milan.
Following classical studies and language moved in 2001 to enroll at the Politecnico di Milano, alternating study the early experiences in the design world, initially as a graphic designer and media developer - finding numerous industry awards - and then working for the study of Stefano Giovannoni, where for the first time is confronted with the companies in the Italian and international scene.
Since 2006 he works independently and works with several designers.
Since 2007, alongside Guido Venturini teaching at the Accademia di Brera and the Domus Academy in Milan.
Lina María Castillo Duque was born in Pereira, Colombia in 1986. She graduated as an industrial designer at Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano in Bogota, Colombia. After that she moved to Italy in 2009 to do a master in product design at Instituto Marangoni in Milan, where she made several important works for internationally recognized companies such as: CARL ZEISS VISION, DIAMANTINI & DOMENICONI, DUCATI, IIDA, TECHNOGYM and UNITED PETS , in collaboration with renowned designers such as: Chiara Moreschi, Enrico Azzimonti, Emmanuel Gallina, Joe Velluto Studio, Lorenzo Palmeri.
She also participated at one of the most important fairs in the world of lenses, Paris SILMO MONDIAL DE L'OPTIQUE in September 2010, as exhibitor of two designs made for CARL ZEISS VISION. Then in 2011 performed a diploma in packaging design at ISDAL and belongs to the group “Training for Trainers”, to be instituted as a design teacher at Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano in Bogota.
Lina also worked at ALTEK, highly regarded design company, which designs furniture for indoors and outdoors. Currently performs various freelance projects and continues to develop projects for UNITED PETS, where in May 2012 will be presented two of her designs at INTERZOO fair in Nuremberg, Germany and launched in the summer of the same year. Finally it is worth to say that in her designs are always present: a minimalist style, elegance and simplicity, harmonic details that complement the functionality of her work.
Lina Castillo Duque
Master in Product Design
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Maria Caponetto nasce a Milano il 9 Agosto 1977. Si diploma al Liceo Artistico Papa Ratti di Desio. Ama l'arte, il disegno e la moda, ma la sua vera passione sono gli animali ed in particolare i cavalli. Inizia la sua carriera lavorativa come amazzone ed in seguito crea il suo proprio brand di abbigliamento per l'equitazione, dedicato al suo mini pony Chalin, al quale si ispirano i suoi dolci disegni. Poi, un Natale, arriva Summer, una bellissima Volpina di Pomerania, così Maria comincia a confezionare dei graziosi vestitini per lei...e poi delle borse...e poi degli impermeabilini... Espone la sua prima collezione nel negozio dei suoi cari amici Laura ed Andrea, a Monza, che vendono subito tutte le sue creazioni, così da lì, i successi si susseguono fino all'incontro con la United Pets.
Was born in New Delhi in India in 1958.
She lived her childhood in India, Thailand and Austria. In 1973 he moved with his family in Milan, where she graduated in Industrial Design at the Polytechnic School of Design in 1979.
In 1981 he began working with Alessandro Mendini, an experience that leads her to join the group Alchemy, in several projects for Alessi and the firm as assistant professor at the MAK, Academy for Applied Arts in Vienna. He then worked as a freelancer for many companies in the sector.
Teaching is un'interesse constant in his business.
Organize workshops in India (NID, Ahmedabad), France (Limoges Craft unities) and in Italy to 'ISIA Faenza, the project at the University of Reggio Emilia.ealla Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti di Milano.
2000al from 2003 together with Cesare Castelli ran the Department of Home Dept.Store Fiorucci in Milan and Verona, the search for new products.
Matteo Ragni, architect and designer, was born in Milan on August 13, 1972.
Freelance designer since 1995.
Artlab editor of the magazine for the design section.
Istituto Europeo di Design Milan: Research Study Coordinator of the Master Program in Industrial Design, project coordinator thesis in industrial design and interior design, educational coordinator and lecturer in Furniture Design "Intensive Interior Design IED / KSK for students Japanese design professor in the undergraduate program in Industrial Design.
Designed by: Banal Extra, Caimi Brevetti GALLERY Luisa Delle Piane, IKEA ITALY, LUXOTTICA, MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, MANDARINA DUCK, Modo & Modo, NAVA DESIGN PANDORA DESIGN, PIQUADRO, PIRELLI REAL ESTATE, PRIMERA, PROJECTS, RAVARINO CASTOLDI & C. Sinequanone, SAMSUNG.
Born in Bologna in 1964, lives and works in Milan.
He studied communication and design of the Project at the University of Reggio Emilia in 1989. Careers in research of communication and graphic projects for several Italian companies (First Prize Italian Art Director's Club "promotional materials", 1991). is in the drafting of "Goods" supplement to the magazine Abitare.
Collaborate with Nigel Coates, the Branson-Coate s office. London. E 'assistant to Stefano Giovannoni from '93 to '99 in his studio in Milan and a Masters in Industrial D esign at the Domus Academy.
Since 2001 he works independently .. He has designed items for Mandarina Duck, Alessi, United Pets and studies of prototype phones to Mitsubishi Trium.
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Born in 1971 in Tokyo. She actually lives and works in Milan.
She graduated as a graphic designer at the Tokyo Tama Art University
and industrial designer at the Milan’s European Design Institute.
For years collaborates fruitfully with the renowned design studio
of Stefano Giovannoni. Between 2007 and 2010, she developed
through this partnership very successful product ranges, the “Chin Family”,
“OrienTales” and “Banana Family”which were expressly created for Alessi.
Since 2011 she work as freelance designer.
Some of our designers have requested to be included in our communication through pseudonyms.
Shaker is one of them.
Born in La Spezia in 1954, he graduated from the Faculty of Architecture in Florence in 1978. Lives and works in Milan.
Since 1979 he teaches and conducts research at the Faculty of Architecture of Florence, is a professor at the Domus Academy in Milan and Università del Progetto in Reggio Emilia.
It 'been invited to hold workshops at the Royal College of Art in London, the Academy O. Kochoska of Vienna, the Hochschule der Kunst in Saarbrücken Bildenden and Design Quest in Osaka (Japan). He works as an industrial and interior designer.
He works with numerous companies including: Alessi, Flos, Magis, Seiko, Pulsar, Cappellini, Kankyo, Saab, United Pets.
In 1991 he designed the Italian pavilion for the exhibition "Les Capitales européennes du nouveau design" at the Centre George Pompidou.
He has participated in numerous national and international competitions:
Many of his projects have received the "Design Plus" at Frankfurt Fair 'Environment' in 1994, 1996 and 1998, the prize 'Forum Design in Hannover' in 1999, and have been selected at Compass oro "in 1996 and 1998.
His works are part of the permanent collection of the Centre George Pompidou in Paris
He was born in Milan in 1979. Moved by his passion for drawing in 2004 he graduated in product design at Politecnico di Milano and he won a scolarship at Domus Academy. He worked with Aldo Cibic, Domus Academy, Politecnico di Milano and Castiglione Morelli Design Studio (clients: Epson, Lavazza, Oregon Scientific, Gedy). He is courrently working by his own and collaborating with IUAV Venezia to develop new green electronics devices.
Was born in Cortona in 1980. Graduated cum laude from the Politecnico of Milan in 2004, started working with Stefano Giovannoni. In 2007 he left Milan and moved to Amsterdam where he joined Marcel Wanders’ team until, in 2009, decides to start his own design studio. Once back in Italy he settles down in Milan where he designs products in different design fields, from furniture to consumer electronic goods for both Italian and international clients. He is also a design lecturer at Istituto Marangoni in Milan.