|Phicubo Alessandra Bertini _ Gianluca Belli||Italy|
MARCO FAGIOLI – EMANUELE GARGANO
Both Emanuele Gargano and Marco Fagioli are graduates of the Istituto Superiore per le Industrie Artistiche di Urbino (1994-1998), and after a few years of professional experience, they founded their studio in Umbria. Their work experiments directly with a variety of materials, used both as visual tools and as a mode of expression. They are currently involved in private home projects, installations, communications projects and industrial designs. In 2008 they won the Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum for their Multiplo project for the Indesit Company. In that same year they also received the Kitchen of the Year award for their Anima Space Kitchen project from the Danish magazine BoBedre, designed for Binova. That same project was, furthermore, also chosen by Elle Decor International Design Awards in the Kitchens category. The installation they designed for Vaselli, Marmomacc 2009 won them the Best Communicator Award 2009. In 2013 They won the Design Plus for the collection 5MM designed to Treemme taps.
DANILO FEDELI – 3DF
Danilo Fedeli graduated, cum laude, in industrial design at the Faculty of Architecture of Florence, with a thesis on the bathroom. He worked as a designer for a well-known company operating in the shower systems sector, where he gained significant experience in the bathroom sector, before going freelance. In 2008 he founded his 3df studio, developing design projects. Today he collaborates with well-known national companies and designs furnishing products and even stagings for the fashion sector. He continually seeks new uses for shapes, and believes that beauty is not designable, but that it lies silently in the simplicity of continuous lines. His works are a sophisticated combination of everyday experiences and passions, in a single vision of the world to be. He has participated at international competitions and has achieved significant results. A fellow of the ADI (Italian Industrial Design Association) as of 2009.