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
With a master’s degree in Industrial and Interior design, Jaro Kose is a new generation product designer based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Beginning his career working for Marcel Wanders, he later went on to create his own design studio. He now collaborates with companies such as Tjep and Bleijh, imparting a playful and sophisticated take on functional objects. I reached out to them to find out more about their inspiration and designs. Object of Reference: What’s in the co
Middle Kingdom wares are inspired by a long and distinguished history of design and craftsmanship in Chinese porcelain, but we contribute a fresh and invigorating style to the genre. Bo Jia and Alison Alten established the Middle Kingdom kiln in 1998 to broaden porcelain traditions for a modern audience. New works of imperial calibre are now available for everyone. I reached out to them to find out more about their inspiration and designs.
Object of Reference: What’s in the
Based in New York City, durodeco is a design studio co-founded by architect Rachel Robinson and structural engineer Michael Dunham. They create contemporary spaces, furniture, and objects that evoke a timeless warmth.
Fascinated by their innovative work, I reached out to Rachel and Michael with some questions and this is what they had to say.
Object of Reference: What is in the core of your brand and how would you define your interior design style?
DURODECO: At its core, o
Episode Studio is a young product design studio created in 2018 by Nathan Baraness and Marina Daguet. It is based between Milan and Paris. After graduating from ECAL (École cantonale d'art de Lausanne) and learning from their respective experiences at Sebastian Bergne, Bower Studios, Federico Peri and Elena Salmistraro, they have learnt to sharpen their look, and they have developed a personal approach to design. Episode's driving force is curiosity, and its goal is to cultiv
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
Born in 1985, Romanian sculptor and designer Eduard Locota established his eponymous design studio with the aim to beautify modern living spaces. The studio’s collections are inspired by nature in general and seascapes in particular. Using a special combination of acrylic glass, marble, Jesmonite, and wood, Eduard Locota makes every sculpture by hand. As a result, the objects are truly one of a kind. They captivate with their representation of the primordial relationship betw
Poetic Lab is a London based full-service design studio base that creates brand & product strategies, delivers product designs and production solutions to clients with a fresh perspective. The studio founded in 2013 by Taiwanese designer Hanhsi Chen after he graduated from Royal College of Art in London. The studio’s mantra is “ Design is silent poetry composed by the mind and matters.” The studio has won numerous awards including the Design Report Award in 2013 during Salone
AFT Construction is a leader in providing the highest quality construction services operating in Arizona USA. I came across at their incredible work on Instagram, and I was fascinated by their incredible attention to detail in every single one of their projects. Their high standards and incredible innovation is what makes AFT Construction one of the premier construction firms in the Arizona region Here’s some of their incredible projects/transformations that will definitely c
Alex Mint studio is a new design studio established in London in 2017, focusing on producing unique bespoke objects of exceptional design and high-quality materials. The range includes large scale handmade interior and exterior furniture but also smaller home accessories. The designer behind the brand, Alexia Mintsouli, is especially interested in crafting extraordinary contemporary design pieces with sublime characteristics. One of the key design principles for her is to com
Matthias Scherzinger is the creative force behind FREUWERK. The award winning designer has spent several years as a carpenter, joiner and cabinetmaker gathering a profound knowledge in the application of timber, ranging from traditional handwork up to the most modern processing techniques. Matthias says that, “After my graduation from school I took the traditional route and decided for an apprenticeship as a cabinetmaker. The idea was to experience the fascination of the mate
After five years of studies to become an Art Director, four of which were spent creating lightings, William Guillon decided to set up his personal project with, as a basis, a reflection around light and darkness. His interest for luminous objects was indeed born of a desire to carve this darkness with light as if it were a pure and precious material William Guillon’s main influences are strong artistic movements, often dark and filled with modern melancholy. Obsessed with a f