Lorenzo De Bartolomeis studied Industrial Design at Politecnico di Milano and Central
Saint Martins College of London. Lorenzo started collaborating with Isao Hosoe since
2004 on several projects such as furniture, consumer products, industrial and medical
equipment. For the Loccioni group he designed along with Isao Hosoe the card game
Play40, edited by Corraini.
In 2010 he founded ddpstudio together with designer Gabriele Diamanti and architect
Filippo Poli. In 2014 starts to collaborate with IIT – Italian Institute of Technology in the
field of rehabilitation robotics.
He has won several International prizes such as Good Design Awards Chicago
Atheneum, ADI Innovation prizes and a Compasso d’Oro honorable mention.
He is lecturer in design at the Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna.
Products designed for Tonelli:
Born in Sicily, he moved with his family after one year to Lumezzane (BS) an active industrial centre in Lombardy, where he completes his scholar education, graduating as industrial expert with mechanic direction, and broadening his technical knowledge working with the territory’s highly technological realities.
For 12 years he covers the role of Senior Project tech designer of diecasting and plastic moulds, creating equipment and moulds for (Kawasaki, Ducati, Bonfiglioli, Sylber, Metalwork, Gaggia, Mercedes, Fini, Prisma, Tronconi, Artemide).
For other 14 years, simultaneous to the role of Research and Development for home sector with Mepra S.p.A., he starts his cooperation as interior designer for stainless steel and high tech plastic with Pandora Design, United Pets, and recently with Bialetti Industrie S.p.A.
Working with Light Contract (Flos S.p.A. Division) in the lighting sectore between 2004/2006 he signs three proposals for Habitat Ltd. and Mark&Spencer Ltd. in London. With Artemide S.p.A. he creates in 2008 “Pirce” (Good Design 2008, Red Dot Award 2009, IFF Design Award 2010) and in 2011 “Alcatraz” Led floor lamp, in 2016 another two projects: “Pan” table lamp and “Babilonia” suspended LED lamp with an original and surprising lighting effect. He develops as senior designer for the design division of Elettroplastica S.p.A., many household appliances for important national and international groups such as Artsana S.p.A, Polti S.p.A, Imetec S.p.A. He works since 2000 in the sculpture sector, with some of the up-and-coming artists of the national and international panorama.
For the Bath/Wellness sectore he workts with Gessi S.p.A. since 2010, putting in 2016 his signature on the new iconic collection “Equilibrio”. He works since 2017 in the glass furniture sector with Tonelli Desgin.
After graduating at Libro di Urbino High School, thanks to a competition she achieves a specialised degree at Milan’s Istituto Europeo di Design in the jewellery sector.
She participates in the sculpture and jewellery class TAM presided by Arnaldo Pomodoro and directed by Eliseo Mattiacci. Internship at Studio di architettura e arredamento Branco, Milan.
She works as designer for some jewellery companies in Milan among which Anaconda.
She works since 2003 in the furnishing branch as designer becoming partner of Tonuccidesign in Pesaro.
She designs for Italian and foreign companies such as Manifestodesign, Estel Group, Casanova, Tonelli Design etc. working with professionals and important personalities.
She participates in collective exhibitions in the jewellery and design branch receiving some awards and nominations such as a honorific reference at the Young & Design.