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TIPSTUDIO is Imma Matera and 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, capable of expressing the direct experience that matter and sensations generate.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 past and 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 on process and materials, their complementary and a good complicity join them together. 
Currently TIPSTUDIO works across different disciplines, companies and artisans to create new products, unique pieces and concepts in a continuous journey.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2021
​/ Edit Napoli, Fog vases for Artieri 1895, Naples, IT
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3Designer, Spin OFF Officine Fratti, Perugia, IT
/ Dubai Opera, Unity in Diversity Curated by Khawla Art & Cultural Foundation, Dubai, UAE
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Lake Como Design Festival, History Repeating, Como, IT
/ 3CO DESIGN, Curated by Silvana Annichiarico and powerd by Ministero degli Affari Esteri, Doha Design District, Doha,  QAT
/ Materia Design Festival, Transizioni materiche, Catanzaro, IT
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Alcova Fuorisalone 2021, Secondo Fuoco exhibition, Milan, IT
/ Il Nuovo Design Italiano, Curated by Elisabetta Pisu and powerd by IMF Foundation, 
COD - Center for Openness and Dialogue, Tirana, AL
/ Fucina Madre, by APT Basilicata, Complesso delle Monacelle / Chiesa del Carmine Palazzo Lanfranchi, Matera, IT
/ 3CO DESIGN, Curated by Silvana Annichiarico and powerd by Ministero degli Affari Esteri, Italian Institute of Culture in Prague, CZ
/ Present Continuous by Nèo Design Italiano, 5VIE, Milan, IT

2020

Edit Napoli, Curator Domitilla Dardi, Emilia Petruccelli.
Complesso Monumentale del San Domenico, Naples, IT
/ Materia sospesa, digital exhibition curated by Antonio Aricò

2019
Spotted, curated by Federica Sala at Riviera, Milan, IT
Materia design Festival, Catanzaro Design week, Catanzaro, IT
Più Gusto al Design, Fuorisalone Milan Design week, Milan, IT
 
2018
/ PNA design section Finalist exhibition, Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, IT
Calabria Souvenir, Catanzaro Design week, Catanzaro, IT
Fuori Salone, Gobbetto Showroom, Milan, IT
Lovely Waste, Fuorisalone Milan Design Week, Milan, IT

2017
Materia design Festival, Catanzaro Design week, Catanzaro, IT
Homo Faber, Pietrasanta, IT

WHAT WE DO

Products

Custom furniture

Exhibition and Interior Design

Graphic design

AWARDS

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