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Participants will work on a brief given by IB rubinetti on the theme “The Simplicity of water” / what is the new normal? under the supervision of Sara Ferrari and the team of Studiomare.
Partecipants will have the possibility to present their projects at IB Rubinetti in Sarezzo (BS). This will happen after the end of the workshop on a date to be defined.
Portfolios should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org subject line: workshop 01 – IB rubinetti by the 5th of February 2017. Selected participants will be announced on this page.
The workshop is spread over 4 Saturdays, from the 11th of February 2017 to the 4th of March 2017.
IB RUBINETTI is an Italian company founded in 1985 by Elio Bregoli. Love for design, practicality , product culture, and the promotion of Made in Italy, are the elements which characterize the company IB RUBINETTI. Present in sixty countries worldwide, IB RUBINETTI is a point of reference for architects and designers. Constant research, virtuous comparison with different cultures and openness to new and unexplored field are the prerequisites for the creation of the company’s collections whose value is an expression of their contemporary identity.
Andrea Bregoli joined IB Rubinetterie, his family business, in 1998, working in the export office. From there, his way in the company evolved as Sales Director and finally appointed CEO in 2012. Form 2006 and 2008 he’s been the representative of the Lombardia companies for ADI Lombardia and Committee member for the selection of the ADI Index. By collaborating with many internationally recognized designers, he followed the development of very successful collections such as BATLO’, LOVEME and ONLYONE.
In 2016 he founded Federico Castelli Design, a design practice specialized in industrial and graphic design, art direction, interior and spatial installations. He is also the art director of IB RUBINETTI, for which he also designed iconic faucet collection such as MARMO and TAAAC.
Design investigation on organic materials searching for technical and physical characteristics necessary for the construction of objects: this s the philosophy of Uovodesign, practice founded by Simone Benvenuto. His project idea takes into account every aspect of organic life so the growth systems, sediment, ph, temperature, specific weights, and all different states of matter can be a design opportunity. An interesting aspect of his research is the potential synergy with plants or animals as a new way for envisioning new objects: “Multispecies design”.
Sara Ferrari is an Italian product designer with international experience. She’s the founder of SFD (Sara Ferrari Design) and co-founder of Studiomare. She’s has 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 Academyof fine Art) in Milan,SID (Scuola Italiana Design) in Padova, Politecnico di Milano and DOMUS Academy in Milan. She has been leading workshops in several countries and universities, collaborating with companies such as Alessi, Chicco (Artsana Group), and Archistarter.
Thomas Radwanski, design is an excuse for curiosity. After graduating from Central Saint Martins, gaining invaluable life experience and refining his skills for over three years in Asia, he now lives between Milan, where he is attending a master course in interaction design at Domus Academy and his hometown, Paris.
Stefano Soave was born in Manerbio in 1987. After his studies in Graphic design, he attended Machina Lonati Fashion and design Institute. He’s now working in Brescia where he’s dealing with Product and Brand design, cooperating with various Companies in the field.
Paola recently graduated in industrial design, furniture orientation, at the Politecnico of Milan. She spent her Erasmus program at Product Design faculty at FH Aachen University in Germany. Consistent with her desire to always be up-to-date in her young career she gained little experiences at Lindt Chocolate Aachen and Spa Molteni Group for 80! Molteni.
Simone Bonanni graduated from Istituto Europeo di Design in 2011 with the project Atmo, awarded with Honourable Mention at the 23rd ADI Compasso D’oro Award (Targa Giovani). In 2012 he left Milan and joined the Marcel Wanders Studio where he worked as product designer and project leader for 3 years. Back from The Netherlands in 2015, he founded Simone Bonanni Design Studio.
Vedanti comes from India, she has Bachelors in Industrial Design and Masters in Business management and now she is pursuing her Masters in Interaction Design. She is looking forward for extracting knowledge and insights that contribute towards designing better and making her a better person.
Alessandro Consoli, born in 1990, from Iseo, has a degree in Interior and Urban Design at the Accademia Santa Giulia in Brescia.
He had the opportunity to collaborate with different design practices including Studio AG.
In 2015 he opened his own practice AC-DESIGN studio, a multidisciplinary office ranging from interior design to graphic, visual and 3D modeling.
Umberto was born and raised in Brianza and he has always been surrounded by furniture and manufacture. His initial experience was at the Institute of Art in Monza, where he attended many innovative craft laboratories. He completed his graduate in Interior Design at IED in Milan in 2011. He is currently working as a project designer and 3D artist for IFO.
Skana So-hyeon Choi is a product designer and an installation artist from Seoul, Korea. Since 2008, Skana has been presenting her installations in different cities all over the world – Seoul, New York, Vancouver and etc. She worked as a freelance marketer in brand communication agencies in Korea for 6 years before she moved to Milan, 2016. She proceeded to pursue her passion for art and curiosity for design, and is currently taking up a Master’s degree in Product design in Domus Academy, Milan Italy.