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TIPSTUDIO is Imma Matera + Tommaso Lucarini, a Florentine based duo driven by a material research with a more poetic process to investigate and explore new universes.
They are determined to transform any idea into a narrative project to catch emotions.
They believe that through in-depth research of processes and territories they can create simple and unique objects. The form is just the shape of the process. It becomes the output of a path of experimentation on material and immaterial values trying to interpret the design of today.
Their works come from the blending of anthropological aspects, conceptual analysis and territories in a continuous intertwining between the poetry of Matera with the materiality of Pietrasanta.
Both graduated in design at La Sapienza in Rome and ISIA Firenze respectively, they met in 2017 after their studies. A shared vision, their complementary and a good complicity bring them together. Currently TIPSTUDIO works across different disciplines, companies and artisans to create new products, unique pieces and concepts in a continuous journey.
LAKE COMO DESIGN FESTIVAL - In Search of Lost Time exhibition by Movimento Club, Como
DISRUPTED STABILITY - Alcova - Fuorisalone 2022, Milan
THE GALLERY by THE ATTICO - Curated by Superhouse, Milan
ORIGINS - Curated by Movimento Club, Brussels
LIVING WITH SCENTS - Curated by Elisabetta Pisu and Clara Muller, Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco
EDIT NAPOLI - Fog vases for Artieri 1895, Naples
3DESIGNR - Spin OFF Officine Fratti, Perugia
DUBAI OPERA - Unity in Diversity Curated by Khawla Art & Cultural Foundation, Dubai
LAKE COMO DESIGN FESTIVAL - History Repeating, Como
3CO DESIGN - Curated by Silvana Annichiarico and powerd by Ministero degli Affari Esteri, Doha Design District, Doha
MATERIA DESIGN - Transizioni materiche, Catanzaro
SECONDO FUOCO - Alcova - Fuorisalone 2021, Milan
IL NUOVO DESIGN ITALIANO - Curated by Elisabetta Pisu and powerd by IMF Foundation, COD - Center for Openness and Dialogue, Tirana
FUCINA MADRE - Complesso delle Monacelle, Matera
3CO DESIGN - Curated by Silvana Annichiarico and powerd by Ministero degli Affari Esteri, Italian Institute of Culture in Prague
PRESENT CONTINUOUS - by Nèo Design Italiano, 5VIE, Milan
EDIT NAPOLI - Curator Domitilla Dardi, Emilia Petruccelli.
Complesso Monumentale del San Domenico, Naples
MATERIA SOSPESA - digital exhibition curated by Antonio Aricò
SPOTTED - curated by Federica Sala at Riviera, Milan
MATERIA DESIGN FESTIVAL - Catanzaro Design week, Catanzaro
GUSTO AL DESIGN - Fuorisalone Milan Design week, Milan
PNA DESIGN - Palazzo Vecchio, Florence
FUORI SALONE - Gobbetto Showroom, Milan
LOVELY WASTE - Fuorisalone Milan Design Week, Milan
WHAT WE DO
2019 - 1st place Materia Design Festival with Apollineo
2018 - 3rd place at Montelupo Ceramic Award with Memorie
2017 - 1st place at Materia Design Festival with Cumula
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