Furniture designer Francesco Meda followed the family tradition set by his father Alberto and is?evolved into one of the most promising young talents in the industry. Taken back in his studio, he examines the subjects?first - leather, fabric and metal - from which he produces his creations inspired by the theory of "natural design".?
From his first public photographic exhibition in 2009, at the age of 21, Guido Taroni built a rich portfolio of works based on chromatic harmony and dynamic simplicity. Guido, portrayed in the streets of Milan, is seaching for places that reflect the intrinsic values of his creative philosophy: a vision of Italianness built around shared standards of excellence, integrity and quality.
“To create 2019's men’s eyewear capsule we researched archival shapes from the 1950’s and 1960’s, then combined ultramodern materials with the Gancini emblem of the house to build a line of products that embody the values of italian excellence that are both timeless and contemporary. Those values are shared by Francesco, Guido, Rodrigo and Derek: four brilliant individuals who share a deep connection forged by italian culture.”- Paul Andrew, Creative Director.
Born in Barcelona, Rodrigo Izquierdo has lived in Milan since 2005 where he founded his interior design studio. Filmed in his atelier, he shares what for him is the most exciting moment of his vocation: the moment in sketches and specifics without substance, which take shape and become concrete and tangible realities.
Derek Castiglioni first learned landscape design at ?his family's nursery in Lake Como. His architectural studies further enabled him to develop a unique style that blurs the boundaries between external and internal space. Discovering the "secret gardens" of Milan, Derek contemplates the lush vegetation, as the basis of his Made in Italy take on landscape design.?