Paolo  D’Ippolito  works  in the fields of industrial design and communication from 1995, with forays into copywriting, graphic design, fiction and scriptwriting.
He bases his projects on an idea he strongly chases, supporting it with clean lines, appropriate technologies and, sometimes, the complicity of irony.
He prefers team work and a tight close synergistic relationship with design companies.
Ideas for a multi-expressive design vision.

He is currently responsible for the communication at Nicolli srl, company developing architecture technologies and curtain wall systems, and design consultant for companies in Italy and Japan.
He graduated in architecture in Florence with a research thesis about 80’s Spanish design.
In 2012 (until 2017) he is co-founder of Codice, a self-production design group.
He has been teaching design history for various private istitutions, has set up Dovedesign (web search engine). In 2004 co-founded AidA, multi-disciplinary design group.
He is also entered various international competitions gaining one special mention in 1994 (for furniture complements) ed one in 2002 (for fiction).
His products and projects have been exhibited in Florence, Vicenza, Frankfurt, Chicago and Milan (Macef, Fuorisalone and Salone del Mobile).
He lives in Bassano del Grappa (Vicenza, Italy).

Collaborations

R.F. Yamakawa, Balducci Design, Zad Italy, Nicolli srl, Caminetti Montegrappa, Diego Crestani, Houservice, Leonardo Rossano architect, Anna Maria Cardillo architect, Francesco Draisci studio, Revolution music school, Paolo Cocco architect, Gesa-Imatec, Fiuto Rama artist, Steelbagno, Soso by Soso, AidA, Busnardo e Fauda architects, San Bassiano school of dancing, Holistica, Six Italia, Terralink.

Pubblications

  • “I rivestimenti metallici: una scelta polivalente” (Metal cladding: a polyvalent choice)
    Article about Nicolli work.
    In FRAMES – tecnologia dell’involucro, nr. 146, may-june 2010.
  • “Il passato nel design presente” (Past in contemporary desing)
    Article about the tradition in contemporary design production.
    In Architetti Taranto n. 10, june 1999 and in Design &… (ADToscana) n. 19, november 2000.
  • “Sulla tecnologia nel design” (About technology into design)
    In Architetti Taranto n. 9, march 1999.
  • “Se potessi avere mille LIRAS al mese…” (If I could have a thousand Liras a month…)
    Reflections about the relations between design and technology and the profile of Liras srl, laser technology company in Schio (Vicenza).
    In I.D.E.A., online design magazine, 1996.
  • “Zoom Ahead non è casuale” (Zoom Ahead is not casual)
    Presentation in verse of the florentine multidisciplinary design group Zoom Ahead.
    In Professione Architetto n. 1, january/march 1994 and in Modo n. 157 june/july 1994.

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