Claudio Francesco Bellini
Mario from Italy
Born in 1955, he got the Architecture Degree at the Milan Polytechnic in 1978 and the diploma in Industrial Design at the Polytechnic School of Design in 1979. He gained experience in the 70s working with masters of Italian design, as Achille Castiglioni e Marco Zanuso. In 1980 opened his studio at Conegliano Veneto, Italy where he started to develop his own personal design language.
He carries out activities in various fields, from architecture to industrial design, in which he contributes to the cultural debate on design in conventions and conferences and by showing his work in events to promote products made in Italy.
In the field of industrial design he works for the most important design companies such as: Acquaefuoco wellness mood, Acerbis, Artemide, Bonacina, Bonaldo, Busnelli, Cappellini, City Design, Clever, Flou, I Tre, Jesse, Livi’t, Magis, Martex, Meson’s, Mimo, Mistral, Morphos, Permasteelisa, Poliform, Rossi di Albizzate, Gruppo Sintesi, Sangiacomo, Shadelab, Solzi Luce, Tronconi, Valli & Valli, Varaschin, Ycami, Zanotta. He is a member of ADI and BEDA.
In architecture he develops projects for residential complexes, apartment buildings, trade centres, industrial sites, restructuring of historical buildings, planning of workspace, offices and showrooms.
His projects have been repeatedly published in numerous international magazines including: AD France, AD Germany, A+D+M, Arca, AD Architectural digest, Brava Casa, Blue Print, Casa Amica, Casa Idea, Casa Oggi, Casa Trend, Casa Viva, Casa Vogue, Costruire, Frame, Gioia Casa, DDN Design Diffusion, Design Review, Domus, Donna Moderna, Dossier Veneto, Elle Decor, Espresso, Gap casa, GdA il Giornale dell’arredamento, Grazia, Habitat Ufficio, House and Garden, Il Corriere della Sera, Il Gazzettino, Il Sole 24ORE, Il Magazine dell’Architettura, Interni, Intramuros, La Repubblica, La Tribuna, Interiors, MD, Modo, Nuova Finestra, Office Layout, On disegño, Ottagono, Page One, Panorama, Riabita, Salon Interior, Semplicemente Luce, Shop Management, Spazio Casa, Ufficio Stile, Wallpaper.
Claudio Francesco Bellini from Italy
Claudio Francesco Bellini is living and working in Milan, where he graduated in Architecture and Industrial design at the renowned Politecnico university in 1990. His strong fascination with creativity, is rooted in his early childhood years, inspired by his father Mario Bellini, whom counts as one of the most affluent figures in design history. From 1990 up to 1996, he collaborated at Mario Bellini Associati, taking part of many types of projects and competitions in arch itecture and design worldwide.
In 1996 he founded Atelier Bellini, an innovative design studio with special interest and an original approach on the relationship between new technologies and the creative processes. In 1998, his revolutionary new office furniture system, TW Collection (Frezza), introduced a completely new vision in the contemporary office landscape. From that point on, his extensive production of innovative projects in this area, has deeply contributed to anticipating behaviors and trends in the working environment evolution over the last 15 years.
Today Claudio Bellini Design, recognized as one of the most influential European studios, is active within several fields of design, ranging from furniture to product and architecture. Many of its creations have received international design awards, among which the prestigious Red Dot, IF and Good design award.
Professor in furniture design at the Genova University from 2004 to 2008, he holds lectures and conferences all over the world, as his work has been extensively published. This open minded attitude, combined with a peculiar sensibility for historical heritage, and a deep understanding for material, production process and market requirements, is clearly expressed in his creations and work method.
SOME OF THE AWARDS
- GOLD BEST OF NEOCON - 2013 - V.I.A. - STEELCASE (USA) - WALL SYSTEM
- RED DOT - 2013 - CBS - SIDIZ (KOREA) - CHAIR RANGE
- RED DOT - 2013 - LIZ - WALTER KNOLL (GERMANY) - CHAIR
- DESIGN PREIS DEUTSCHLAND - LIZ - WALTER KNOLL (GERMANY) - CHAIR
- RED DOT - 2012 - EGA - SIDIZ (KOREA) - OFFICE CHAIR
- IF AWARD - 2011 - MY WHITE - SATURN BATH (KOREA) - BATHROOM SERIES
- IF AWARD - 2011 - 1580 TABLE - THONET (GERMANY) - TABLE
- BEST OF NEOCON - 2010 - DR - FREZZA (ITALY) - EXECUTIVE OFFICE FURNITURE
- GOOD DESIGN - 2010 - DR - FREZZA (ITALY) - EXECUTIVE OFFICE FURNITURE
- GOOD DESIGN - 2010 - MY LADY - BARAZZONI (ITALY) - KITCHEN TOOLS
Robert from Holland
Studio Admiraal is a dutch design agency started in 2002 by Robert Admiraal.
He graduated from the Technical University of Industrial design in Delft, the Netherlands and worked for companies like Philips, Prandina and Hangzhou Light.
Our studio is located at Europe biggest creative development center based in a former shipyard in Amsterdam with more than 150 creative companies and artist.
Since then the studio works on consumer and interior products such as yachting, lighting and a variety of furniture projects.
Studio Admiraal has a strong focuses on the integration of well designed details, consumer well being and commercial successful production.
Many of the designs are shown on tradeshows worldwide.
Chen Zhiyi from China
Chen Zhiyi, received his diploma of Mechanical design, and finished Tsinghua University in 2002. He has been engaged in industrial and visual design for many companies.
Chen has won design awards at the Shanghai International Furniture Exhibition.
“Generous simplicity, Portable fashion, Environmental protection” is his consistent design style, which is worthy of the international furniture professional association’s high recognition.