Gabby holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Design from Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan, Italy. He founded openstudio in 2005, and Emi handmade in 2010. While in Milan, he actively participated in several projects with Artimede, Microsoft Italy, Piquadro and Irsap. His local projects include product, furniture and interior design.
openstudio is a multidisciplinary design practice, creating space and everyday objects by combining references and studies from art, architecture, interior, industrial design and manufacturing.
Their design principles are intuitive and sustainable. They fuse contemporary designs with intricate craftsmanship by local artisans. Their inspirations are unbound and we follow no definite style. Experiments and material research allow their concepts to constantly evolve.