Bortolani & Righi

An architect and designer in constant evolution, Fabio Bortolani lives and works in Spilamberto in the province of Modena, where he was born in 1957. His experience includes numerous collaborations with various Italian and foreign companies, including Agape, Authentics, Alessi, Calligaris, Driade, Cappellini, Teracrea, Zilio, Tonelli and others. After graduating in architecture from the University of Florence, in 1991 he began working as a designer, an activity for which he has received many international awards, including the acquisition of “segreta” in 1997, a mini-scale stool designed for Driade, by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Design Plus prize in Frankfurt. In 2001 he received the selection of Compasso d’oro with the product “Djerba”, a liquid soap dispenser designed for Agape.

Ermanno Righi was born in Carpi October 4, 1955, he studied engineering and had a successful career in private companies up to management levels. In the late 80s leaving multinational companies because of dissatisfaction he became a freelancer and consultant in all different sectors of mechanics. For private clients or in collaboration with research institutes he has developed many innovative projects. He has founded and participates in several research companies and development projects that are successful in the field of advanced technology. Developing patents, he has accumulated more than 15 in applied mechanics in all different product sectors. Research and development continues today to be his main business.

Fabio Bortolani and Ermanno Righi for Serralunga:

Dado contemporary furniture

NetLight modern lamps


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