Together, as architect and designer, they chose to walk the road of deep studies and themes connected to contemporary living. Presenting innovative solutions with quintessential Italian design sensibilities, they are always focused on the new and strictly bound to research. They specialise in industrial design.
"You can’t ignore the past when creating new ideas. "
- Roberto Tapinassi
Rooted in Italian minimalism Lipparini’s work is defined by clear, powerful lines and bold colours in imaginative visual concepts. Winner of the prestigious Good Design Award his fields of expertise cover industrial design, home and office furnishings, textiles, and other products.
Landscape architect, environmentalist, architect and interior designer, and furniture designer, Jamie Durie wears many hats. Durie and his team have won over 33 international design awards the latest accolade being the New York Design Award, in 2014. He debuted for Natuzzi at the Milan Design Week of 2017.
"I like to bite off more than I can chew, and then chew like hell "
- Jamie Durie
Koinor’s head designer and director of research and development since 2012, Tamara Härty specialises in industrial and conceptual furniture. The subject of psychotropics is something she develops and researches contributing to the understanding of the irrational perception of atmospheres, habitats, objects and architecture.
Armgardt strives for sustainability and likes to experiment with materials. Cabinetmaker, jury member at various design competitions, recipient of over more than 40 international awards, and professor at the University of Applied Science since 1987.
"I carefully define moments in which I experiment. These are moments of creativity in which everything canbe done, in which I can think beyond market demands. The products I then make, sometimes do not even work in series, they are unica. For example, I work a lot with paper. In my opinion, it is the material of the future. Such experiments can all fail at once, but in the end, you learn incredibly much and discover new things that you can use in solutions for current problems. "
- Jan Armgardt
Professor Stefan Heiliger’s work embodies calculated comfort, utmost ease, and a good dose of pragmatism. Recipient of many awards Heiliger believes that free forms are not designed for galleries and museums, but for the market. He is strongly influenced by his father Bernhard Heiliger, one of postwar Germany’s most important sculptors.
Known for combining design, architecture, and lifestyle Edward van Vliet creates complete worlds where every aspect of the interior is given full attention. For him it is all about storytelling. Through his design studio he works with private individuals, museums, hotels, resorts, and offices.
Beck Design is an award-winning architectural firm with a reputation for creating design solutions unique to each client’s character. The core of their work is marked by a passion for imaginative concepts that add value to the existing landscape and people’s lives. A Beck Design architecture smoothly integrates form and function from the inside out, with every detail carefully considered.
"The eyes of the consumer need a characteristic detail for them to grasp the form. That is my leitmotif when designing furniture"
- Norbert Beck
Good design award winning architect and designer Roberto Paoli specialises in small-scale design. His creative process combines a strong technical knowledge with a consciousness of the materials allowing him to innovate and give shape to products in clean lines. He also creates and curates exhibitions and design events.
After graduating in industrial design in 1999 Alessandro Busana worked for several important companies like Rollerblade, Fila, and Alessi before embarking on his creative design career in 2004. Winner of the Good Design Award and the Interior Innovation Award he creates products for prestigious national and international design companies.
Much awarded Mario Mazzer has among a host of other awards, four Good Design Awards and four Red Dot Design Awards to his name. He has worked alongside some of the masters of Italian design and is one of the pivotal contemporary figures in industrial design and architecture.
"The global world brings us to make continuous comparisons to one another and to live very similarly to each other. I believe that in order to not miss the great cultural diversity, and to not flatten it into a single lifestyle, we must highlight the genius loci of every culture."
- Mario Mazzer
Designer and art director Gino Carollo calls nature his true inspiration, for its tremendous variety in form, structure, and colour. His designs are contemporary, functional, and extremely practical. His studio offers expertise in the field of architectural planning of exposition spaces, showrooms, and corporate identity.
"For people who believe in what they are doing, quality means enhanced value. Quality has a historical and cultural origin and is the result of experience and continuous research."
- Gino Carollo