Eclectic and creative. Able to reinvent itself always putting into play with a new experience. We are not talking only of young designers and designers who will participate in the sixth edition of the "Cristalplant® Design Contest", but also of jurors who will sanction the winners. Cristalplant® Agape and formalized the fact that the jury will evaluate the projects competing for the 2014 edition of the famous international design competition. Aimed at young people born after the 01 / 01 / 1974 and their multifaceted spirit, the competition will reward the creative that best know how to interpret a subject like Cristalplant biobased (www.biobased.it), Inspired by the style of Agape.
Next to Emanuele Benedini, CEO of Agape, and Diego Magalini, The responsible R & D company, will sit Vittorio Pavarin, Marketing manager of Cristalplant. They will be joined famous names at the national level and beyond.
Artemio Croatto: Soon began to work in the office advertising Snaidero. After other interesting collaborations, in the late '80 starts to freelance taking care of the artistic direction and visual communication of some companies including Arteluce, Flo, Fantoni. For the latter begins to follow the house horgan "Blue Industry". Also involved in the activity of Moroso and Foscarini, based in Udine in 2002 study Designwork, which today counts among its customers some of the most important brands of Italian design. From the 2005 2011 he was also Professor of Visual Communication at the IUAV in Venice.
Livia Peraldo Matton: after graduating in Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan, chooses the path of journalism and took the post of art director, before the monthly Casaviva, then in 1990 Elle Decor Italy. In 2001 was appointed editor of the magazine. Since September 2012 is also director of the monthly Hearst Home, another head of Group Hearst Magazines Italy dedicated to the world of interior decoration. Always follows with curiosity and attention to the newest trends and changes in lifestyles, interpreting them with passion in the magazines that directs.
Davide Groppi: He began his career in 1988 in Piacenza, where he invents and produces lamps with the namesake brand. The internationalization of the brand is carried from 1995 in collaboration with Boffi. Three years later he opened the showroom in Milan also needs to continue its work with many companies to design. In 2011 he wins "Edida" with "Sampei," decreed best light in the world, a project that, along with "Nothing" is selected for the ADI Design Index 2011-2012. In 2012 inaugurates "Space Experience" proceeds in the heart of Piacenza factory to capture the true essence of the work of Groppi and his team.
Stefano Casciani: writer, designer, curator and professor, was born in Rome in 1955. A 24 years is editor of the magazine Domus. In 1984 he published his first book "furniture as architecture". Since then it became one of the most experienced advisers of design culture, with exhibitions, projects, publications and conferences. For many years, deputy director of the magazine Domus, Golden Compass Award for broadcasting RAI Design lessons in 2000, 2011 in the volume published by Skira Flâneur, a large collection of his writings from the 1979. In 2012 he founded the magazine "Design. The new industrial culture ", which is today a quarterly publisher and editor.
Italo Lupi: He graduated in architecture at the Politecnico of Milan, designing exhibitions, museums, coordinated work of graphic design and editorial design. Art director of Domus for six years, and for sixteen years managing director and art director of residential. Honorary Royal Designer in London and is part of the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame Italy.
Participants in the "Cristalplant® Design Contest 2014" will be confronted with the design of a complete line or independent products for bathroom furniture (excluding health and small accessories) Cristalplant Biobased, also combined with other materials. The deadline for submission of projects was established on February 7 2014. The best project, awarded at the 53 ° Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, in the context of the Fuori Salone, will initially be implemented in prototype, and then inserted in the catalog Agape.
To enter the competition will simply load the renderings of the projects you want to propose, in the relevant section of the site www.cristalplant.it. The notice in full, downloadable in pdf, is available in the competition section