Porzia Bergamasco is a journalist, critic, curator and teacher, specialising in design and architecture, communication and contemporary aesthetic phenomena. With a degree in Modern Literature, her career began in the mid-80s in Bari, her native city, where she was involved with information, cultural and regional policy, architecture, design and contemporary art, contributing to magazines and working as a press officer for international events and festivals. She lived in Rome from 1991 to 1999, where she also worked in television, before moving to Milan, where she is the curator of the S
Stefano Boeri, architect and urban planner, is Full Professor at Politecnico di Milano and visiting professor in several international universities. In Shanghai he is Director of the Future City Lab at Tongji University: a post- doctoral research program which explores the future of contemporary metropolis under the perspectives of biodiversity and urban forestry.
Stefano Boeri’s work ranges from the production of urban visions and architectures to interior and product design.
Head of the Press and Communication Office at the Salone del Mobile.Milano. Fifty years’ old and a professional journalist, he has had extensive publishing experience in the field of economics, innovation and design with leading national newspapers and furnishing sector periodicals.
His in-depth knowledge of the sector saw him join FederlegnoArredo in 2011 as Head of the Wood Sector Press Office.
A well-known face on MTV, a special envoy for the show Le Lene, as well as a judge on X Factor, she hosted the 2006 Sanremo Festival alongside Giorgio Panariello and Ilary Blasi, the talk show Victor Victoria on La7, and the football show Quelli che il Calcio on Rai2. With her explosive irony, Victoria Cabello has been a familiar face over many television seasons, and she also counts radio and film appearances amongst her achievements.
A native of California, Ivan Carvalho is a journalist who has covered Italy since 2003. He has extensive experience working in print and video, covering topics from design to food & dining. He began his journalism career at Wired magazine in San Francisco. Since 2007, he has worked as Milan correspondent for Monocle magazine and has contributed to a number of publications, including Fortune, Italy’s Icon Design, Swedish interiors magazine Plaza Deco as well as in-flight media for Swiss Airlines, SAS and Emirates.
Dylan Chandler is an architectural photographer, specializing in interiors and in situ documentary. His recent book Bricks and Brownstone (Rizzoli, 2019) is critically acclaimed by photographers and architects worldwide.
Born in Hong Kong, China, Yoko Choy is the China editor for Wallpaper* magazine. Her work to date has been published in numerous international titles, including Hong Kong Economic Journal, Dezeen, Frame, Louis Vuitton publications and more. Choy is also a creative and communications consultant and has worked for Art Basel on its launch in Hong Kong, curated exhibitions for Dover Street Market in China, advised Beijing Design Week on international strategy and represented Mariotestino+ in Asia.
Artur de Andrade is a Brazilian journalist, PR, content creator and communication consultant with 25 years of experience. He began his professional journey in the now extinct Jornal da Tarde, a newspaper of O Estado de S. Paulo group, reporting on topics such as design, gastronomy, nightlife and fashion, in a lively and creative São Paulo in the 90s. He then participated in the first group of online journalism in his country, in the respected but extinct newspaper Gazeta Mercantil.
A journalist for the Il Sole 24 Ore newspaper, a degree in philosophy from Bologna University, she has worked for the magazine IL since its launch in 2008, before moving to the digital newsroom of the daily newspaper in 2019. She has written about the economy, current affairs and design, rooting around to get behind the scenes of the stories. Over the years, she has worked on a myriad of forms of journalism, from reportages to columns, from longform writing to podcasts to social networks, all with a single aim: that of telling an interesting story.
Alessia Delisi is a freelance journalist, specialising in design, architecture, and the arts and visual culture in general.
Maria Cristina Didero is an independent design curator, consultant and author, who has collaborated with different magazines and contributed to many publications; she has consulted for companies such as Vitra, Fritz Hansen, Lexus, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Valextra among others.
She studied History of Art at the Complutense University of Madrid and Decorative Arts of the 19th and 20th Century at Sotheby’s Art Institute in London. Since 1989 she has worked as a freelance journalist, writer and curator specializing in Design. She writes for prestigious Spanish and international newspapers and magazines and has also written numerous texts for books and catalogs on the work of Gaetano Pesce, Gunjan Gupta, Giulio Ridolfo, Álvaro Catalán de Ocón, Fredrikson Stallard, Anton Alvarez, Luis Bustamante, Jaime Parladé, Mattia Bonetti and others.
A suitcase always at the ready – with parents from Naples, a twin sister, brothers and nieces and nephews scattered around Italy, two important relationships in Rome – she lives in Milan where she writes about design, architecture and lifestyle practices, collaborating with different magazines like Living, Interni, Icon Design, Domus, Klat Magazine.
Architect and researcher, she also writes for Domus, Artribune, Elle Decor Italia and AD Italia. Born in Bologna, she now lives in Milan. She took her degree in Architecture and Urban design from Milan Polytechnic University, with a thesis on architectural history focusing on the intersection between architectural and artistic thinking between 1965 and 1976, in connection with the critic Germano Celant’s articles in the magazine Casabella.
Claudio Feltrin is President and CEO of Arper, a leading Italian company that creates chairs, tables, and furnishings for community, work and home.
Arper was founded in 1989 as an evolution of a leather artisan enterprise launched by the Feltrin family in the 1980s. The company, created by the father Luigi (President of Honour until his passing in 2020), together with his sons Mauro and Claudio, distinguished itself right from the start for its innovative products and state of the art processes, as well as for its international approach.
(1988). Photographer and designer based in Milan.
He focuses mainly on reportage, having shot features for magazines like Studio, Icon Design, and Esquire. His work also spans fashion, still life, and artistic photography, often using custom props and sets that draw from his design background. His clients include Fornasetti, Benetton, Marséll and Mousse, Arbiter, C41 and Another magazines.