Massimo Iosa Ghini
In his illustrious career, Massimo Iosa Ghini (Bologna 1959) developed his own distinct and highly recognizable style. The characteristic curve and the clearly modern taste leave their imprint on the whole work. From the TV set designed for RAI to the accessories designed for Alessi and Mandarina Duck; Expo 2000 ”. His professional development as an architect matured with the design of architectural spaces and exhibition centers, shopping areas, and large urban regeneration projects, applying the concept of "complete" architecture to all these different types of work. This concept is morphologically and functionally defined as an idea in which the outer surface is considered more like a shell than a membrane. Based on these principles, he creates original designs, which draw inspiration from tradition, but at the same time, are unquestionably modern thanks to their strong fluidity in space.
Born in Castelfranco in 1970, Michele Marcon has always been fascinated by art, design, and functional aesthetics. After graduating with a degree in graphic arts, he attended the Cittadella School of Fine Arts, where he was introduced to graphic advertising design. This training had a very significant impact throughout his career. Over the years, Michele Marcon has experimented in industrial and interior design, working for many companies in the furniture industry and collaborating for over 20 creative years with internationally renowned designer Lino Codato. From his early experiences, which, although unripe, had a solid foundation in the principle of functionality and comfort, his style has now matured. It is based on the value of innovation, imbued with his experience and knowledge in most industrial and construction processes.
Sergio Paolo Pininfarina
With the history of his company going back to 1930, Pininfarina (Turin 1958) has always been inspired by creativity and innovation's values, without forgetting the power of tradition. He always combined the most futuristic and innovative stylistic forms wonderfully with the smartest technological solutions that aimed to improve functionality. It is a legacy of values and design sensitivity that immediately harmonized with the philosophy of Snaidero, its exclusive partner in the kitchen design industry since 1990. The nearly thirty years of close and constructive cooperation between the two large companies have led to the creation of various projects that have left their stamp in the history of interior design worldwide with unforgettable kitchens, such as "Ola," "Viva," "Idea," "Acropolis," "Venus" and "Ola 20".
Continuation of the design experience he gained starting in the seventies with Italdesign. Giugiaro Design has been developed under the leadership of Giorgetto Giugiaro. The designer seeks to maintain an aesthetic and exude rationality in shapes. At the same time, it seeks to research and experiment through the integration of sensitivity and high technology: these are the main goals that must be achieved by developing any work related to our products. To create a product that represents the synthesis of the most modern technical characteristics, the company's policy is concentrated on the continuous release of inspiration and the application of the results of continuous research.
Makio Hasuike & Co
Makio Hasuike was born in Japan but is now considered Italian in all respects and, in particular, a Milanese since 1963 when his design studio was founded in Italy in the late sixties. After graduating from Tokyo in 1962, he did his first major work with Seiko, for which he created all the works related to twenty different types of watches for the 1964 Olympic Games. And the constant concern of monitoring the relationship between the project and the respective human way of life. His design activity ranged from the simplest of products to their most technologically advanced and sophisticated form.
In the '80s (from a very young age), he dedicated himself successfully to the field of fashion: "I was involved in the field of fashion when an evolutionary phenomenon could represent this space... I have stopped working in this field since then. The phenomenon has started to be dominated by investment funds and, therefore to become a common product. Since then, the product has been doomed to focus on wide distribution and is no longer a result of worship." Those who know Samuele well know that what is depicted on paper and in photography is limited. There are hundreds of shades. His gestures, his ideas, and his style, in what he does and will do, people will treat them as something special.
He was born in 1957 in Pesaro, Italy. He graduated from the Mengaroni School of Fine Arts in 1977 in the field of interior design. In the beginning, he collaborated with architects, designers, and manufacturers of furniture and kitchen furniture, highlighting his talent and knowledge. He expanded his activities by designing exhibitions and events in collaboration with kitchen furniture manufacturers. 1991 was the milestone of his career designing innovative leisure venues with unparalleled creativity, making him an expert in restaurant and bar design. But why recreation areas? With his history and creative mood, Roberto discovered how to meet the special requirements of eclectic and highly aesthetic recreation areas. It created a unique aura that excited customers and owners.
He graduated from the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan. An artist and designer, in 1980, he began creating sculptures and paintings and engaged in the decoration of private and public spaces. It was then that he began working with Alchimia practice and Alessandro Mendini. From 1982 he started to present his own design vision inspired by cultural motives. Between 1986 and 1988 he inspired "Sexy design", "L'immagine imprudente" and "Abitare con arte". In 1987 he founded the "Oxido" studio, a gallery of special artwork. "Oxido" became a trademark of furniture and interior decoration collections. We remember "Piatto fax" and "Trash furniture" in 1994, and "Eco mimetic" in 1998. As an industrial designer he collaborated with many companies: Arflex, Foscarini, BRF, WMF, Zanotta, Poltronova Antonio Lupi, Fiam Italia, Mandelli , Glas, Rosenthal, Fabbian and others.