Valerio Sommella and fur

Valerio Sommella (1980), industrial designer. Valerio Sommella is an Industrial designer, born in Tuscany. He graduated cum laude at the Politecnico of Milan in 2004, and began his design career with Stefano Giovannoni. After working for Marcel Wanders’ team in Amsterdam, he moved back to Italy and in 2009 founded Valerio Sommella Design Studio in Milan. He has…

Karim Rahid and sinuosity

Karim Rashid (1960), industrial and interior design. His designs include luxury goods, furniture, lighting, surface design, brand identity and packaging. Time magazine has described him as the “most famous industrial designer in all the Americas”. Rashid’s designs include the Garbo waste can, the Oh Chair for Umbra, a concept store for Giorgio Armani, manhole covers…