How would you greet people who don’t know you? Pleased to meet you, Lorenzo Damiani!
Your main character trait? Consistency.
Your greatest defect? Postponing things that can be postponed.
What did you want to be when you grew up? A frogman!
The mistake you would make again? I’ve made so many, I think; but that also means that I’ve tried a great many times.
What do you value most in your friends? Loyalty.
What makes you happy? Living a normal life.
Your masters? Daniela Dovi, my primary school teacher.
Your favourite author? Marco Romanelli.
Your imaginary hero? Popeye.
A real-life hero? Anyone who lives their own life and accepts it.
Your favourite musician? Ligabue.
What’s happened to the inventors? They never existed, in design.
If you want something done, do it yourself? No, absolutely not in design. It’s teamwork, everyone brings their own experiences and skills.
Three books you’d take to a desert island? Childcraft, the How and Why Library, in its entirety.
The TV series you never want to end? They all need to end.
Marble or wood? Every single material needs to be used at the right time, in the most appropriate project and context.
Digital or artisan? Artisan, although while I’m speaking to you, I’ve got a 3D-printed tap in my hand.
Social media: love, hate or necessity? A necessity that I don’t particularly like.
What fuels your energy? Situations that aren’t working.
The last time you lost your cool? I can’t remember.
What’s a design object for you? It’s an object that responds well to a specific function. On top of that, it can have other purposes, carry other messages and ideas.