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Luca Casini

architect - designer (1964)

Luca Casini was born in Bologna and graduated in architecture in Milan in 1996. In 1997 he opened his studio in Milan where he developed projects for office products, furniture accessories, perfume packaging, home accessories, tableware, creating graphics product for Ritzenhoff Cristal and Atoma.

Furthers her research on primary forms by drawing a series of lamps for Dupont de Nemours Corian furniture and private collections.

In 1998 he founded with Jacob Pringiers, studying industrial design CASINI & PRINGIERS Associates, with projects in various sectors, from sailing to eyewear, from electronics to jewelry, working for companies such as Luxottica Group, Boats Riva, WMF, BIC, Arcade , Asa Selection and other leading industrial groups in Europe and the United States.

From 2000 to 2002 he taught at the Polytechnic of Milan. In 2002 Luca Casini draw the curved glass furniture "Babila 'Fiam Italy.

In 2003 he began working with Olivari on door handles projects, with Confalonieri designing furniture accessories and with the Danish company Folle designing steel accessories for the home.

For Elica, world leader in the sector, Elica designs the innovative "Lift" kitchen hood with perimeter extraction, launching a new "suspended" type in the sector.

Luca Casini received in 2004 the "DESIGNPLUS" award with the "Sonic" cutlery designed for WMF together with Jacob Pringiers, exhibited at the Museum of Applied Arts in Frankfurt. Also in 2004 the Planet and Madison handles for Olivari are presented.

In 2005 he designed the coffe tables 'T2' and 'T3' for 'spHaus' and the exclusive 'touch' armchair for 'Arcade Avec'.

In 2007 he was invited by Dupont™ De Nemours to the 40x40 anniversary event of Dupont ™ Corian®, designing the "mirror" bowl, which was then auctioned by Pierre Bergé Associés in Brussels; the same year he was awarded the "Baden Wurttemberg International Design Award" for Auerhahn's "Pure" cutlery.

In 2010 Casini Studio began the collaboration with Fila S.p.A., with Freudemberg and with other multinationals on projects of electronic products and consumer products.

In 2009/2010 Luca Casini designed a limited edition furniture collection and in 2011 collaborated with Maglital, designing the new Cruciani C logo, product packaging and some iconic bracelets also in collaboration with Damiani, also designing an artistic panel applied to external wall of the historic Palazzo Comunale di Montalcino for the Brunello di Montalcino Wine Consortium.

In the following years, customers have been expanded by working on further product ranges, deepening their research, increasing their experience and know-how, and receiving additional international awards including the "red dot award" (three times) and the "good design award".

In 2014/2016 he developed the "Deframe" furniture collection for Daa Italia.

In 2016 the "Elements" corkscrew designed for Ritzenoff is selected for permanent exhibition at the Vineum Bodensee Museum in Meersburg. In 2017 the Space Carving table / sculpture will be exhibited at Palazzo Michiel on the occasion of the Venice Design exhibition curated by the Gaa Foundation in the context of the Venice Art Biennale.

In 2017 the collaboration with Pedrali begins, designing the "Fluxo" table collection presented at the Salone del Mobile 2018.

The study is divided into two sections: "CASINI STUDIO" oriented to the development of more technical projects and consumer goods related to the world of large international industry operating in the fields of electronics, air care, packaging and more generic industrial design.

"Luca Casini Design Studio" collaborates with its customers on projects in the field of furniture, furniture and accessories for the home, fashion accessories and luxury products.