giuseppe formica

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Giuseppe Formica (born 1989) is a product designer based in Paris and Milan.

In a world saturated of industrial products, his approach aim to answer in an innovative way to functions, ergonomics, materials and production optimization, while delivering a sense of human touch.

After graduating with a Bachelor at Politecnico of Milan (2011), and a Master at the Design School of Kolding (2014),
he started his career working in studios such as Nendo, L'Oreal, Christophe Pillet,
and Philippe Starck (with whom he collaborated from 2015 to 2020).
Since September 2020, he opened his own studio.




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Designed with a simple gesture in mind : to ease the cleaning of the floor by stacking the chair on the table.
Obtained with the technique of laminated beech wood, to keep the sections at the minimum while offering strenght.
This revisited version is based on a prototype I made while still a student.
    chair for cafe
    2D bent plywood
  • DATE
    2014 (1st version), 2017 (updated version)