Monica Graffeo

Designer Cordenons / Italy

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Monica Graffeo
Monica Graffeo was born in 1973 in Pordenone, where she attended classical studies. Afterwards Monica studied at the Scuola Italiana Design of Padua, where she earned a specialization in Industrial Design. Then she immediately started working with Gabriele Centazzo, Valcucine designer and owner, since she was already working for him while she was studying.
In 1998 Monica Graffeo began her professional career and the collaboration with Kristalia, for whom she not only designed products, but also worked as a consultant on product development (1998–2006). At the same time Monica also taught at the Scuola Italiana Design from 1997 to 2005. In 2004 Monica founded with some friends Disguincio, design company. From 2008 she is the Geelli art director: Geelli is a young company of poliurethanic gel objects, that prints on its own. Monica is currently working as a free lance specialized in industrial design and offers her services as a design consultant to various companies, such as Italamp, Martex, Geelli, Lago, Ciacci-Kreaty, ZilioAldo&C., Plust and other.

AWARDS
2003 First Prize Young&Design for Boum chair, Kristalia;
2004 Second Prize Young&Design for Mints chair, Arflex;
2005 Good Design Award for Lazy Mary, Disguincio;
2009 ADI Design Index for Steps_b bed, Lago;
2011 ADI Design Index for Inattesa, Martex.
Monica Graffeo
Monica Graffeo
  • Address via Stradelle, 74, 33084 Cordenons | Italy

Monica Graffeo was born in 1973 in Pordenone, where she attended classical studies. Afterwards Monica studied at the Scuola Italiana Design of Padua, where she earned a specialization in Industrial Design. Then she immediately started working with Gabriele Centazzo, Valcucine designer and owner, since she was already working for him while she was studying. In 1998 Monica Graffeo began her professional career and the collaboration with Kristalia, for whom she not only designed products, but also worked as a consultant on product development (1998–2006). At the same time Monica also taught at the Scuola Italiana Design from 1997 to 2005. In 2004 Monica founded with some friends Disguincio, design company. From 2008 she is the Geelli art director: Geelli is a young company of poliurethanic gel objects, that prints on its own. Monica is currently working as a free lance specialized in industrial design and offers her services as a design consultant to various companies, such as Italamp, Martex, Geelli, Lago, Ciacci-Kreaty, ZilioAldo&C., Plust and other. AWARDS 2003 First Prize Young&Design for Boum chair, Kristalia; 2004 Second Prize Young&Design for Mints chair, Arflex; 2005 Good Design Award for Lazy Mary, Disguincio; 2009 ADI Design Index for Steps_b bed, Lago; 2011 ADI Design Index for Inattesa, Martex.