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I'm an endless experimenter with new materials and technologies and the aim of my work is to create contemporary timeless jewels.
My formal research process is focusing on geometry and volume, the different plasticity of materials, the interaction between the jewellery and the body.
The first Manuganda collectio… Read More
I'm an endless experimenter with new materials and technologies and the aim of my work is to create contemporary timeless jewels.
My formal research process is focusing on geometry and volume, the different plasticity of materials, the interaction between the jewellery and the body.
The first Manuganda collection was born in 2004 – all made in Italy in limited quantities – exploring new materials such as titanium, steel, rubber and nylon and innovative techniques like 3D modelling, rapid prototyping and chemical etching, together with the traditional jewellery making methods.
I design all items in my collection and I meticulously follow every production step: the result is a mix of technology, design and precise handcrafting for non-conventional people. Read Less
1962 born in Alessandria, Italy
1988 master - Computer Science – Università degli studi Milano
since 1988 has worked for IT Companies
2000 – 2004 studies jewellery making techniques, wax modelling, jewellery design, 3D modeling
2004 starts the jewellery production under the brand-name MANUGANDA
2005 opens the MA… Read More
1962 born in Alessandria, Italy
1988 master - Computer Science – Università degli studi Milano
since 1988 has worked for IT Companies
2000 – 2004 studies jewellery making techniques, wax modelling, jewellery design, 3D modeling
2004 starts the jewellery production under the brand-name MANUGANDA
2005 opens the MANUGANDA showroom at Milan
since 2005 exhibits at italian and international design exhibitions and tradefairs
lives and works in Milan, Italy Read Less
EXHIBITIONS

2015 “"LA MATIÈRE DU BIJOU _ CREAZIONI ITALIANE CONTEMPORANEE" – PARIS - Galerie Maître Albert
2014 “THE NEW ITALIAN DESIGN – CAPE TOWN” - Triennale Design Museum | Cape Town (South Africa)
2014 “AROUND THE FUTURE: NEW MATERIALS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR JEWELLERY”
_Milan | Fuorisalone 2014 | Bibli… Read More
EXHIBITIONS

2015 “"LA MATIÈRE DU BIJOU _ CREAZIONI ITALIANE CONTEMPORANEE" – PARIS - Galerie Maître Albert
2014 “THE NEW ITALIAN DESIGN – CAPE TOWN” - Triennale Design Museum | Cape Town (South Africa)
2014 “AROUND THE FUTURE: NEW MATERIALS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR JEWELLERY”
_Milan | Fuorisalone 2014 | Biblioteca della Moda
_Vicenza | VICENZAORO
2013 “THE NEW ITALIAN DESIGN - SANTIAGO” - Triennale Design Museum | Santiago (Chile) | LA MONEDA
2013 “”FANTASTICI!” | Riga Latvia | Putti Art Gallery
2013 “THE NEW ITALIAN DESIGN – SAN FRANCISCO” - Triennale Design Museum | San Francisco (USA) | Cannery Galleries
2013 “LA VERITA' DEI MATERIALI” | Shanghai China| Expo Shanghai Italian Pavilion
2012 “EMOZIONI PREZIOSE” | Rovereto
2012 "THE YEAR WAS 2006" | Sidney Australia | STUDIO20/17 gallery
2012 “GIOIE DA CONDIVIDERE” | Rome | Aranciera San Sisto
2011 “LUMINA” | Livorno | 70m2 + Florence | ALCHIMIA Jewellery school
2011 “GIOIELLI PER MILANO” | Milan | Triennale
2010 “FORMA vs MATERIA” Turin | CRISTIANI Gallery
2010 “TITANI PREZIOSI” | Milan | Triennale
2010 “DA MATERIA a GIOIELLO” | Livorno | 70mq
2009 “UN GIOIELLO PER L'ABRUZZO” | Senigallia | Palazzo del Duca
2009 “ART DESIGN IN PRIMAVERA!” | Milan | Fuorisalone del Mobile 2009
2008/2009 “IL GIOIELLO ITALIANO CONTEMPORANEO: TECNICHE E MATERIALI TRA ARTE E DESIGN”
_TURIN – Museo delle Arti Decorative
_BERLIN – Kunstgewerbemuseum
_MILAN - Castello Sforzesco
_VICENZA - Palazzo Valmarana Braga
2007 “TANTO METALLO!” | Milan | Fuorisalone del Mobile 2007
2006 “DESIGN PLAZA” | Milan - Fuorisalone del Mobile 2006
2006 “NEW TALENTS” | Milan | More Milano
2005 “GOLDSign” | Arezzo | Oroarezzo

TRADE SHOWS

2015 ORIGIN Passion and beliefs | Vicenza | Fiera di Vicenza
2014 SIERAAD jewellery art fair | Amsterdam
2013 SIERAAD jewellery art fair | Amsterdam
2012 TREASURE | London | Somerset House
2011 “NEW DIRECTIONS HALL” | Vicenza | Vicenza Oro CHOICE
2010/2009 Eclat de mode _ Bijorhca | Paris
2008/2007 Inhorgenta Europe | Munich
2006 Premiere CLASSE | Paris
2006 ZIP ZONE SALON | Paris
2005 MILANOVENDEMODA | Milan

DESIGN COMPETITIONS

2006 “NEW TALENTS” | MORE Milano | finalist
2005 “GOLDISIGN” | VOGUE GIOIELLO_ Regione Toscana | winner for the theme NUANCES

PUBLICATIONS

2014: “AROUND THE FUTURE: NEW MATERIALS AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES FO JEWELLERY”, catalogue of the exhibition, Venezia, Marsilio
2013: “THE NEW ITALIAN DESIGN”, catalogue of the exhibition, Milano Triennale Design Museum
2011: “GIOIELLI PER MILANO”, catalogue of the exhibition, Milano, Electa
2010: “PRECIOUS TITANIUM”, catalogue of the exhibition, Milano, Electa
2008: “IL GIOIELLO ITALIANO CONTEMPORANEO: TECNICHE E MATERIALI TRA ARTE E
DESIGN”, catalogue of the exhibition, Milano, Skirà Read Less
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