Designers

Coro believes in product growth that adds more features and functionality, so that we ensure the user experience is intuitive and reduce points of friction. And once a product is mature they can help refine the user experience and make the product more efficient to improve the user experience and the cycle continues.

Monica Armani

Monica Armani was born in Trento. She began her professional career working with her father, rationalist architect Marcello Armani. In 1996, together with Luca Dallabetta, she began to create a very successful line of products, which were characterized by simple and innovative design and which established Monica Armani as a trademark in the world of contemporary design. In Her projects, formal aesthetics, innovation and engineering give life to a unique and recognizable style, characterized by a continuous connection between industrial design, architecture and interior.

Sergio Brioschi

Sergio Brioschi was born in Milan in 1960.
In 1977 he obtained a high-school Diploma in Arts (Diploma di maturità artistica) at the II° Liceo Artistico di Brera of Milan, and in 1979 he took a Degree in Industrial Design at the Scuola Politecnica di Design. In 1994 he established his own architectural firm in Milan, where he has since worked full time. Since then he has worked jointly with architect Antonio Citterio in the industry of bathroom suites, furniture and accessories, designing and creating products for Pozzi-Ginori, Keramag, Albatros, and Inda.

Stefano Gallizioli

Born in Bergamo in 1964. After the artistic high school he attended the Polytechnic of Design in Milan, obtaining a diploma in industrial design in 1986. From 1987 to 1997 he worked in the studio of the architect Antonio Citterio. In 1997 he opened his studio in Milan, continuing his activity in the field of interior design and architecture. In 2001 he participated in the creation of the Coro brand, for which he designs the products and coordinates and takes care of the image In 2006 they established a branch of their practice in Dublin, working on residential and office projects.

Riccardo Giovanetti

Born in Milan in  1967. He attended the Faculty of Architecture at the Milan Polytechnic where he graduated in Industrial Design in 1992. He began his career in the field of design by working as a designer for a number of new brands, which in those years appeared in the panorama of design production. Testifying to this fact are collaborations with prestigious firms such as Azimut, Cassina, Coro, Fast, Flou, Fontana Arte, Leucos, Pallucco, SpHaus, Whirlpool. He designs temporary exhibitions for important museums and galleries as Triennale in Milano, Danish Design Centre in Copenhagen, Living Design Centre in Tokyo and Musée Des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.

James Irvine

British industrial designer James Irvine, who founded his studio in Milan nearly 30 years ago. Irvine studied design at Kingston Polytechnic in London before completing his master’s degree at the in 1984, after which he moved to Milan to work as a design consultant the Italian company famous for its typewriters. Founded in 1988, his studio has created products, furniture and transport for companies including Italian design brands Artemide, Coro, Foscarini and Cappellini, art publisher Phaidon and camera-maker Canon. For him collection of objects, prototypes, pictures, souvenirs, drawings and history provided source of inspiration for design projects.

Ilaria Marelli

Ilaria Marelli, architect and designer, specialized in art direction, product, exhibition and interior design, developing an emotional and experimental approach. Interested in the social and cultural aspect of design, Ilaria Marelli teaches “Innovation design” at Milan Politecnico University, and she promotes ideas on social innovation, such as  the first Italian co-housing project.Winner of the “Milano Donna 2008”  award and “AlumniPolimi Award 2015”  in Architecture. Her Idea of approach towards project , I analyse both contexts of use, through ethnographic study, and current trends, so as to identify new areas of design to explore. 

Matteo Nunziati

Matteo Nunziati, born in Bologna in 1972, opened his own studio in Milan in 2000. The Nunziati Studio carries out interior architecture and design, collaborating with leading furniture, lighting and object design companies. His design approach provides an exchange between interior architecture and product. It has found its place in Italy’s design history. He is considered one of the most influential international architects and designers of his generation. Specialized in luxury hotels, wellness centers, SPA and residential projects, He has realized projects over the years in Italy, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, India, Maldives, China, USA.

Danny Venlet

Danny Venlet was born in Australia of Dutch parents. After his graduation from Sint-Lukas, the Institute for Architecture and Arts in Brussels, he returned to Australia. Back “Down Under”, Venlet came together with Marc Newson and Tina Engelen to form Daffodil design. The interior projects and furniture designs of Venlet are characterised by their contemporary international style with a little touch of the typical laidback spirit from “Down Under”. He says that his objects arise from an interaction between art, sculpture and function. These objects give a new description to the space in which they are placed – with respect, but also with relative humor.

Gala Wright

Gala read physics and philosophy at Oxford and London Universities, followed by eight industrious years in film production. A long standing appreciation of 3d design and a desire to explore further, led her to return to education and a distinction in furniture design and realisation from London’s Metropolitan University. This mixed background informs her designs, which often elegantly combine mechanics and materials. In 2004 Coro Italia added the Loop Lounger to its collection. Loop was born in the college workshop and continues to be a best seller for the brand several years later.