Edward van Vliet
Edward Van Vliet began his career as a fabric designer before moving into interior design and, ultimately, luxury hotel design, always displaying a special focus on textile research and the use of fabrics. His work - be it graphic art, lighting or interior design - always combines traditional design with industrial processes in a mixture of high-tech and natural materials.
An eclectic, original decorative design style in which he mixes elements from different cultures and deliberately avoids making statements. Edward Van Vliet's interiors and products are luxurious, exclusive, they are full of character and create a very pleasant atmosphere which is immediately perceived in the reception areas, foyers and bars of the hotels he designs.
Marcello Albini was born in Como January 1, 1955 and graduated in architecture from Milan Politecnico in 1980. Self-employed architect, specializes in interior renovation, shops and stands design, conference halls, shop windows, exhibitions and fashion shows, and taking also care of work management and relations with suppliers. In the '80s working with Ettore Sottssas jr. for designing the Fiorucci store in Amsterdam. Since 2005, alternating experiences in collaboration with the architect Emanuela Venturini, designs furniture and upholstered furniture companies Baxter, Oak, and Valentini Rossi Albizzate and lamps Italamp, creating Dolasilla and the magic Heidi, fascinating lighting objects.
Art director, designer and set designer. Begins in Milan in 1984 as a designer for fashion shows. In 1995 he embarked, together with Giorgio Bellani and Franco Ferrara, in the adventure of AAAHHHAAA (Urbani & Vigili), a design firm / think tank based in Milan. He is member of IDEA, the Italian Association Exhibition Designers. Inspired by nature the collection designed for Italamp: Nidoho, Ramoho, Alberoho, decorated with mosaic in recycled glass.
She completed her studies at the Italian School of Design in Padova where she is currently professor of research method. She deals with design from concept to early industrialization and focuses her work on discovering the potential of materials in terms of structure, language and sensoriality. Many of her projects were exhibited and won the first prize in the "young & design" competition. Currently working as a designer in the field of furnishing accessories, for Italamp she designed several successful lamps, among them the futuristic LIIN.
Roberta Vitadello was born in Padua on January 26th, 1962. After the advanced studies, she joined the family company established in 1975, Italamp, where from the very beginning she developed a intense passion for the product: light. From the product to the management, she has helped to the growth of the brand worldwide until the turning point, from classic to personal design light objects. Among other things, Roberta Vitadello has designed together with Stefano Traverso, the Etvoilà lamp and the chandelier Lenoir, which are among the most distinctive creations of Italamp collection. The outcome of her creative imagination and entrepreneurial spirit, the brand Touchdesign, founded in 2005, is the higher-end design collection involving a team of designers of worldwide fame.
He was born in Genoa in 1973. After the secondary school he specializes in Industrial Design at the Italian School of Design in Padua. After considerable experiences in architecture, he works with the architect- designer Enzo Berti at Studio Riforma. He finally starts cooperating as a free-lance with several companies in the furniture and lighting field: Italamp, Lago, Pinton, Voltan, Touchdesign, Flai, Costampress. Since 2001 he has been teaching at ‘Scuolaitalianadesign’ in Padua. He has been working with Italamp since 2000.