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A collection of six pieces, 3 rugs and 3 broadlooms that combine traditional carpet patterns with a contemporary image definition.
A 76 dot per inch print to generate the illusion of walking on soft and fluffy surfaces


Client: Moooi
Year: 2016
About

Valerio Sommella is an Italian Industrial designer, born in Tuscany in 1980. 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 Milan where he founded Valerio Sommella Design Studio in 2009. He has collaborated with a wide range of companies, focusing on everyday objects, furniture, lighting and accessories, with the same attention for small scale production as well as mass market.

He considers every project as an opportunity to challenge his idea of design, a constant dialogue between context, users, materials, technologies and beauty. The resulting objects are not chapters of the same book, but short stories, each one with its own plot, carachters and finale.

Over the years his Studio developed projects for companies such as Alessi, Moooi, Kundalini, Calligaris, Honda, Falmec, Konica minolta, Modo, Panasonic, and many others.

 

 

Phone: +39 02 45493979
Info: studio@sommella.com
Press: press@sommella.com
Address: via Pietrasanta 12
20141 Milano, Italy
p.iva 03060920125

 

 

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A collection of six pieces, 3 rugs and 3 broadlooms that combine traditional carpet patterns with a contemporary image definition.
A 76 dot per inch print to generate the illusion of walking on soft and fluffy surfaces


Client: Moooi
Year: 2016

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A collection of six pieces, 3 rugs and 3 broadlooms that combine traditional carpet patterns with a contemporary image definition.
A 76 dot per inch print to generate the illusion of walking on soft and fluffy surfaces


Client: Moooi
Year: 2016

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About

Valerio Sommella is an Italian Industrial designer, born in Tuscany in 1980. 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 Milan where he founded Valerio Sommella Design Studio in 2009. He has collaborated with a wide range of companies, focusing on everyday objects, furniture, lighting and accessories, with the same attention for small scale production as well as mass market.

He considers every project as an opportunity to challenge his idea of design, a constant dialogue between context, users, materials, technologies and beauty. The resulting objects are not chapters of the same book, but short stories, each one with its own plot, carachters and finale.

Over the years his Studio developed projects for companies such as Alessi, Moooi, Kundalini, Calligaris, Honda, Falmec, Konica minolta, Modo, Panasonic, and many others.

 

 

Phone: +39 02 45493979
Info: studio@sommella.com
Press: press@sommella.com
Address: via Pietrasanta 12
20141 Milano, Italy
p.iva 03060920125

 

 

web-design studio temp



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