Federica Biasi

Rising Talents - January 2018

FEDERICA BIASI NOMINATED BY ANDREA BRANZI

A 2011 graduate of the Istituto Europeo di Design, Federica Biasi (b. 1989) worked with various design firms in Milan until 2014, when she decided to move to Amsterdam to hone her style and complete her projects, largely inspired by the simple lines of Northern European design. Since her return to Italy, she has worked as Art Director for Mingardo, while collaborating as a Creative Consultant with various brands, including Fratelli Guzzini. In addition to her consulting work for specific brands, focusing mainly on colour palettes, materials and finishes, she also creates ceramic pieces, decorative items and textile products as a way to celebrate the excellence of Italian artisanship

“I chose Federica Biasi for her quintessential design and poetic ideas, which deliver subtle, yet very particular messages”

Commented Andre Branzi, her mentor for the Rising Talent Awards Italy.

For MAISON&OBJET, Federica Biasi has chosen to tell the story of her own creative background, with a selection of iconic products from the past, revisited using unexpected materials, as well as a series of exclusive objects designed specially for the occasion. Among those: a faience tableware collection, with motifs hand-painted by Christian Pegoraro (Bottega Nove) and a rug designed in collaboration with CC-TAPIS, inspired by a night she spent in the desert, which associates earthly tones with North-African fabric patterns. Her exhibition will be entirely framed by a metal structure crafted by Mingardo.

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