"Form follows emotion" is one of the maxims that informs Ross Lovegrove's designs. Born in Wales, he received his training as an industrial designer at Manchester Polytechnic and the Royal College of Art, then joined Frog Design Germany. At the start of the '90s Lovegrove opened his own office, Studi
When Romeo Gigli designs clothing, he takes his inspiration "not [from] the human body itself, but [from] the essence of the personality inside that the body can convey...I am totally convinced that 'the essential' is the greatest elegance one can have." Gigli has become a leader in the fashion world
This fashion duo strives for the perfect combination of magical surrealism and traditional glamour. Domenico Dulce (Palermo, Sicily) and Stefano Gabbana (Milan) grew up in different parts of the Italian countryside and bring their independent heritages together in the design studio. Their creations d
Philippe Starck appears to be something of a wunderkind in the design world -- many see his persona as a combination of the outrageous "bad boy" and the traditional French "je ne sais quoi." In fact, his foray into the world of design stems from somewhat dark, existential roots.
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