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Federico Castelli

Federico Castelli

Co-founder
Sara Ferrari

Sara Ferrari

Co-founder

Federico Castelli, after his studies in Industrial Design at MACHINA Institute, started working as a designer in both graphic design and interiors, collaborating with clients such as Officina Rivadossi, DxG – Giustacchini Packaging, Paghera and Gianfranco Bortolotti. In 2006 he started his collaboration with Studio AG where he became a key figure in developing projects in Italy, China and England with clients like Giuso s.p.a, Gruppo Penelope, Hong Ying, Li Ning, Sutherland Global and Langland. From 2013 he became a partner in Studio AG running not only projects for commercial and residential spaces but also getting involved in the production of communication tools for renowned Italian companies. He’s has been teaching interior design at Accademia Santa Giulia in Brescia.
In 2016 he founded Federico Castelli Design, a design practice specialized in product, graphic design and interiors. He is also the art director of IB RUBINETTI, a leader company in faucet production.

www.federicocastellidesign.com

Sara Ferrari likes traveling and cross-cultural investigation and she cares about what objects mean. In 2009 she founded Sara Ferrari Design in London, where she spent the first four years of her career getting her work recognised worldwide, winning design competitions, and designing successful products.
Sara gained experience in teaching and giving workshops starting in 2013 in the Netherlands, heading a workshop in collaboration between Alessi and TU Delft (Technical University of Delft, Industrial Design and Engineering Faculty).
Since then, she’s been teaching and lecturing in several Universities and Design Schools, such as TU Delft , HKU in Utrecht, University of Bologna, MACHINA INSTITUTE in Brescia, NABA (New Academy of fine Art) in Milan, SID  (Scuola Italiana Design) in Padova, Politecnico di Milano, DOMUS Academy in Milan.
She’s also been giving workshops in collaboration with companies such as Alessi, Chicco (Artsana Group), Mutti (in collaboration with Project Science) and Archistarter in Poland and most of the universities above.
Since 2015 she is  collaborating as “designer of meaning” with the team of  Project Science, practice headed by Professor of leadership and innovation Roberto Verganti.
She won several design prizes including the RED DOT Design award, GOOD Design Award, and several mentions from YOUNG&Design Award. To see her full profile click here

www.saraferraridesign.com