How much beauty can a brand bring into the world? Welcome to the design studio in Rome where we’re trying to find out.

Join us in exploring the past, present or future of Italian design. We organise and take part in some really fun projects.


For Friends Not For Brands is an inspirational and social event that we organise here in Rome for our local community of designers. But despite the name, everyone is welcome!

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Italian Design Archive

How do you know where you’re going if you don’t know where you come from? We’re building an archive of Italian designers and their work – to learn about our own legacy and share it with others.

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Read about the UX-design hackathon at Pi Campus, design culture at the National Roman Museum, and how Filo became one of Italy’s fastest growing startups.