Trained as an architect in Milan, Giulio Cappellini is an emblematic figure in the international design panorama.
Animated by an indomitable spirit and the curiosity of someone who wants to renew himself continuously, Cappellini dedicates
himself to design by offering his personal revision of contemporary
design, both for the brand that bears his name, and as art director for
other important brands in the field.
Through his most ambitious
project, his company, Cappellini has become a bona fide trendsetter,
such that he has become universally recognized as a talent scout for
young professionals. Numerous names have been launched through
collaborations with his brand: Jasper Morrison, Marc Newson, Marcel
Wanders, the Bouroullec and Nendo brothers, just to name a few.
His lectures at international design schools are also very popular, at
institutions such as Istituto Marangoni, for which he is also Art
Director, and other establishments around the world where he is invited
as a visiting professor.
Cappellini’s work covers a vast array of furnishing elements. Among the most loved are the iconic Bong and Gong tables, the Break table series and the cabinet units in the Luxor range.
Antonio Facco was
born in Milan. His numerous collaborations with architects and
designers, during his academic studies at the IED in Milan, led him to
found Dedra, in 2011: a multi-disciplinary channel for design and visual
arts that fosters the dialogue between young creatives with diverse
skills and different geographic locations (Milan, Italy – Urbino, Italy –
While still a student, his works were exhibited
during the Fuorisalone in Milan; upon receiving his diploma in Interior
Design, he began collaborating with Cappellini on displays and visual
The most intimate core of his aesthetic vision
lies in his curiosity and transversality, along with his desire to tell
stories that move people to identify themselves in his creative choices.