Eclectic and rigorous, experimental and concrete: Cara Judd and Davide Gramatica design products and interiors with a hyper-contemporary spirit.
Name: CARA \ DAVIDE
Describe what you do:
We are a multidisciplinary studio, we self-produce limited editions and we collaborate with furniture and interior or retail brands.
What are you designing today?
We are working on a showroom in Milan, on some accessories and we are carrying out some personal work with molten aluminium.
If you could build a secret passage in your house, where would it lead?
In South Africa.
In your opinion, what does represent most the relationship between Milan and design?
The participation of the Milanese people at the Fuorisalone.
Bungee jumping from the Duomo or diving in the Naviglio?
Diving in the Naviglio.
Your first memory related to the Fuorisalone:
A car hanging upside down.
Your favourite corner of the city:
The caves of the Porta Venezia gardens.
Collab Motel409 x Moose Knuckles - Showroom Milano © Alecio Ferrari
A design object that you would have liked to design yourself:
The animals of Enzo Mari.
Where do you buy a special birthday gift?
We make special gifts by hand.
An item you couldn't survive without:
The coffee cup.
The thing to never say or ask a designer:
Never say your budget is unlimited.
Your masterpiece in the kitchen:
If you could only eat one food your entire life, what would it be?
Hobby's tiramisu, an Italian-Chinese restaurant that specialises in this recipe.
If you could only have one drink your entire life, what would it be?
Coffee and chocolate.