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Andrea Ponti

+852 6809 1254
Product Design, Branding & Art Direction.
Parma, Italy
Jan 2007Jun 2008
Studio Architettura Paolo Schianchi
Product Design / Interniship and Part Time Job
Product Design / Interniship and Part Time Job
Osaka, Japan
Apr 2009Aug 2010
Product Design and Consultant / Full time job
Product Design and Consultant / Full time job
Kyoto, Japan
Aug 2010Mar 2013
Product Design and Consultant / Full time job
Product Design and Consultant / Full time job
Hong Kong
Mar 2013Present
CEO / Founder
Product Design, Branding & Art Direction
Milan, Italy
Sep 2003Jul 2006
Bachelor Degree
Industrial Design
Milan, Italy
Sep 2006Jul 2008
Master Degree
Industrial Design
Fukuoka, Japan
Sep 2008Apr 2009
Trasportation and Product Design
Italian (Native), English (Advanced), Japanese (Fluent), French (Advanced)
Andrea Ponti is a Hong Kong based Italian designer specializing in industrial design, branding and art direction who has developed hundreds of products currently on the market. Born in Cagliari, Italy, in 1985, he has lived in Japan from 2006 to 2013. Fascinated by the artful simplicity yet sophisticated rationality of Japanese industrial design, he left his home country to carry out innovative stylistic research in Japan, after graduating in product design from the Politecnico in Milan, Italy.

A researcher and freelance designer at Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan, he has been on numerous internship programs with leading transportation and consumer electronics companies (Honda, Toyota, Mitsubishi Electric). For several years, he has worked in renowned design firms in Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto, learning directly from contemporary Japanese design leaders. Andrea has also organized many exhibits and events for the Salone del Mobile Milan, a leading international furniture and design show in Italy.

In 2012 he has established Ponti Design Studio Ltd. and moved to Hong Kong on May 2013. Currently Art Director and Chief Designer with Pineway Asia Ltd and Innopocket, he collaborates with several Italian and international design companies and fashion houses. His creations are published in the major trade media.