Calvi & Brambilla
Fabio Calvi was born in Pavia in 1969. He studied at Polytechnic University of Milan and Brunel University of West London and he graduated in architecture in 1996. He worked as a production designer for TV commercials and music clips. He was assistant architect at Gianfranco Frattini studio, working on interior and industrial design. During six years he worked with Ferruccio Laviani as a project manager for many furniture and fashion brands.
In association with Diego Grandi he designed stores and exhibitions for Brunello Cucinelli and Lea Ceramiche. In 2004 he was the exhibit designer for the Albert Watson's retrospective exhibition "Frozen" at Rotonda della Besana in Milan. Since 2005 Fabio Calvi is the art director of all exhibits, shops and events by Flos.
Paolo Brambilla was born in Lecco in 1973. He studied at Polytechnic University of Milan and at Polytechnic University of Barcelona. He graduated in architecture in Milan in 1999.
He worked at Codinachs Nadal Arquitectes studio in Barcelona, designing public spaces, than he worked as an assistant of architect Ermanno Previdi in designing office headquarters, shopping centres and Gucci stores in Milan. In 2001 he won the Europan 6 Prize Honorable Mention for a housing project. Since 2005 Paolo Brambilla he has been a Junior Lecturer of Interior Design at the Polytechnic University of Milan.
Since 2006 Fabio Calvi and Paolo Brambilla work together in Milan, designing private houses, offices, shops and exhibitions. They designed stands and exhibitions for Arketipo, Comfort Zone, Flos, Mitsui Fudosan Residential, Olivari e Serralunga. In 2007 they designed one room at Tsunagu exhibition by Kengo Kuma at Triennale di Milano. They design products for Arketipo, Frag, Serralunga, Varaschin and Flos Soft Architectural.
Calvi & Brambilla for Serralunga:
Banquété outdoor tables