Maurizio Duranti was born in Florence in 1949, he graduated in Architecture in 1976. Lives and works in Milan since 1987.
Amidst his realisations are the planning and design of building structures, the fitting out of exhibition stands and showrooms which have frequently been published by the national and foreign press for their innovative features.
Since 1990 he has concentrated his efforts on industrial design and has created many successful products for leading manufacturers of household products adopting all types of raw materials and productive technology.
In 1996, '97, '98, '03, '05 he received acknowledgements at the GOOD DESIGN AWARD in the U.S.A. and was honoured at the award giving of the "18th Gold Compass of Milan" in 1998.
Numerous products designed by him are present in permanent collections of well-known museums throughout the world: Athenaeum in Chicago, Bunkamura Design Collection of Tokio, Neue Samlung Museum of Monaco Baviera, Museum of Design and Decorative Arts of Gent, Victoria & Albert Museum in London.
Since 1981, Rémi Théberge has concentrated his work on the design of faucets, bathtubs, lighting and bathroom furniture, a domain in which he had gained experience since the beginning of his 25 year long career. Rémi is one of the most regarded Quebec designers in this field. Several of the products that he has designed for businesses in Canada and Italy are currently distributed across the world. His signature is recognizable through the purity of its style characterized by the audacity and originality of the creative approach. « My concepts emerge from the close observation of nature and of very simple objects like the marvels of civil engineering or architecture. My products are designed for the human beings who will use them in daily life».
Lorenzo Damiani, born in 1972, graduated in Architecture from the Politecnico di Milano and subsequently obtained a Masters Degree in Industrial Design from the Polytechnic School of Design. He has presented his projects in many exhibitions and has participated – winning awards – in various competitions, among which: 18th, 19th, 21st Compasso d’Oro (Golden Compass), Milan (Young Design Award – Golden Compass, 1998 - Mention, 2001 – Mention 2008); Good Design Award, Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago (2001-2007); Young&Design, Milan (First Prize, 2001 and 2004). Two personal exhibitions: Il Doppio Senso delle Cose (The Double Meaning of Things), organized by Cristina Morozzi and held at Milan Fair in 2003 and In-Coerenza (In-Consistency), at the Otto Gallery, Bologna, in 2004. He also participated in various editions of the Milan Satellite “Salone”. The Flex and OnlyOne projects are in the permanent collection of the Chicago Museum, Design section.
Giulio Iacchetti is an industrial designer since 1992. He also carries out an intense didactic work for several universities and design schools, in Italy and abroad. He won several international prizes. In 2001 his project for a disposable fork Moscardino (with Matteo Ragni) won the Compasso d'Oro ADI and it is now part of the permanent design exhibition at MOMA, NYC. For COOP (italian department store) he created the project "Design at COOP" and is now charged of the coordination of the project COOP Eureka.
Manuela Busetti and Andrea Garuti met during their studies and immediately discovered their affinity as designer. In 2003, they decided to start a parallel freelance designer activity and co-operates with the most important industrial design studios in Milan. During the XX Compasso d'Oro and 50° anniversary of ADI, they received the "Young Selection" for the project
"Double". In 2007, they won the first prize of the "Playing Design" competition, organized by Lissone town and patronized by La Triennale in Milan, with the innovative cradle "Culla Belly". In 2008, they were selected by La Triennale and Regione Lombardia for partecipating at the experimental project "Prime Cup": 17 young designers designed new industrial products for 23 companies in Lombardia, in order to increase their competitiveness through innovations and a new design culture.
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