Designers Martinelli Venezia

Martinelli Venezia is a design studio based in Milan and Palermo, founded in 2015 by the architects Carolina Martinelli and Vittorio Venezia. The studio deals with furniture design, exhibition design, architecture and interior design, exploring issues concerning the relationship between tradition and local culture, the material properties and the technical possibilities of manufacturing processes. Their work has been exhibited in galleries and museums such as Musée du Louvre in Paris, MAXXI Rome and Triennale Design Museum in Milan. They collaborate with several Italian and international brands, including Abet Laminati, Alcantara, Atom, Colé Italian Design Label, De Castelli, Falper, InternoItaliano, Jannelli & Volpi, Lithea, Luce5, Martinelli Luce, Meritalia, Mingardo, Moleskine, Orografie, Premax, Slide.


Born in 1983 in Milan, Carolina Martinelli studied Architecture at the Politecnico Di Milano and at the Univesitade Tecnica de Lisboa. She went on to complete her Masters in Museography, Architecture and Archaeology, Strategic Design and Innovative Management of the Archaeological Heritage at the Accademia Adrianea in Rome. She has a PhD in Interior Architecture and Exhibition Design from the Politecnico Di Milano and since graduating she has collaborated with international studios designing cultural and public spaces. Martinelli currently teaches at Naba Academy.


Born in 1980 in Palermo, Vittorio Venezia graduated in architecture from the University of Palermo in 2005. He has devoted himself to the design products since 2004, after winning the Bombay Sapphire Martini Collection Award. In 2006, his degree thesis won the Lucky Strike Junior Award. In 2007 he moved to Milan and started collaborating with various international designers. Meanwhile he continued his research on design, cultivating an increasingly personal approach. In 2008 he was selected for the Triennial Prime Cup and included in the International exhibition New Italian Design. Through his career Venezia has won various major international awards, including: Grand Prixe Emile Hermes 2008; Promosedia 2012; Cristalplant 2013; Report Design Award 2015. From 2012 to 2016 he has been co-director of the master "Out of the door" from the Abadir Academy in Catania.

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20133 Milano



Nation: Italy

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