I have been following Giorgio Bonaguro for some time now, and I was so excited when he agreed to be part of my blog. Giorgio studied Mechanical Engineering in Modena, and he then obtained a master's degree in Industrial and Interior Design at Scuola Politecnica di Design SPD in Milan. He has worked in various design and architecture studios, such as Lorenzo Palmeri, Francesco Faccin, the master Michele De Lucchi and the critic and designer Marco Romanelli. I reached out and a
06D Atelier is an Italian designer duo based in London founded by Mauro Fragiotta and Francesca Adami. Born and trained in Italy they both gained experiences in high-end luxury interior projects collaborating with architecture and design practices in Italy and UK before they started their partnership in late 2017. The different training of the two designers allows the studio to operate in various kinds of projects, bringing together different influences to create contemporary
Alejandro López is the founder and creative force behind the Design Brand Alo Creativo and. I discovered his amazing work on Instagram and I reached out to him to get an idea about his incredible work. Here’s what he had to say. Object Of Reference: What's at the core of your projects and your brand? Alejandro Lopez: The essence of my brand and my projects is the responsible mix of styles, always with a classic base but very inspired by trends. Something that my latest projec
Paddy Pike is an experienced designer, blogger and photographer living in London. He takes inspiration from some of the greatest raw talent in all sectors of design. With an eye for contemporary design, ranging from bespoke furniture to quirky interiors, he is constantly searching for the next undiscovered creation. I reached out to him, to find out more about his passion for design and also his own pieces. Object of Reference: What’s in the core of your designs?
Mireille Wehbe’ s interiors and her furniture designs, favour the key periods of the 1920s and 1930s. If she does contemporary, it is always with a weighty dose of history and references. Mireille’ s interiors are serene and elegant. An eclectic, curated selection of works by international designers underscores the couture approach with sobriety, balance, comfort and modernity being her key words. She conceives each project as a work of art. Loved for her unique ability to me
Zeijler Cleven is an Eindhoven based design duo consisting of Fabian Zeijler and Tess Cleven. Fabian Zeijler (1993) grew up in the province Zeeland, in the south of The Netherlands. He has always been interested in interior and the design of houses. After completing his high school, he was determined to study architecture to be trained as an architect. This took a turn once he had been to the Graduation Show of the Design Academy in Eindhoven. Seeing all the graduates’ theses
Matt Bilfield is a Los Angeles, CA based artist and he creates extraordinary pieces with wooden dowels in architectural plywood. I was captivated by his work as the vantage point dictates the image. I reached out to Matt to find out more about his amazing pieces and style. Object of Reference: What’s in the core of your designs as an artist? Matt Bilfield: In my latest series, “Transitions” my designs are created to be visually appealing and simplistic, but upon further expl
SM Living Couture is an Italian brand in the Luxury living and furniture sector. Their designs intrigued me through their magnificent attention to detail and sophistication, and an unparalleled element of quality. I reached out to Fabio Arcaini an Interior Designer and the Art Director of the brand to find out more about their pieces and style. Object of Reference: Who is SM Living Couture as a brand and how would you define you interior design style?
Fabio Arcaini: SM Living
Established in 2018, SECOLO is a London-based furniture brand with a desire to create iconic pieces that meet traditional tastes but with contemporary and unorthodox twists. Focusing on quality materials, Italian manufacturing and distinctive designs, SECOLO is producing furniture and accessories, which despite being playful and original will naturally complement any interior. I spoke with Sacha Andraos , one of the designers and founders of Artefatto Design Studio that has b