FEDERICA ARADELLI was born in Piacenza in, 1985 … The snow was two feet high deep and they all everyone wore their moonboots…
Skipping (with a certain relief) Just skipping with ease the her dark years of growing- up years, we find her graduated she graduates in Fashion Design at the Milan Polytechnic Politecnico di Milano in December 2009 (haven’t seenthere had not been such a snowy winter since 1985). She then Thus she rediscovers her love for drawing, a natural anti-stress technique, and reveals expresses herself on the back of her graduation certificate, by spending a lot of money on 005/01/02 tip black pens. She signes with in 13 lines–just because! and why not?
SILVIA GHERRA (Milan, 1981), is an illustrator and graphic designer. After spending a few years studies studying and working in experience between Birmingham, London and Barcelona, she is now based in Milan. Her projects often include elements of printing, bookbinding and paper analog composition. Since 2006 she has been working works as a consultant and Art Director for several publishing houses, industrial and educational, often linked to art and culture.
Among Her customers include: Mondadori Publishing House, Condé Nast, la Repubblica–L’Espresso Publishing Group, Studiolabo, Johan & Levi Publisher, Museo Poldi Pezzoli in Milan, the Triennale Design Museum in Milan, Rottapharm– Madaus, Arengario, Serrone and the Villa Reale in Monza, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli in Turin, and Tearose. She collaborates with the School of Design (part of the Politecnico di Milano Polytechnic) for workshops and consulting counseling.
Cristina Del Buono and Stefania Casacci are the founders of Dissociate, a design studio based in Milan.Dissociate was founded with multiple interests and intentions, but soon focused all the its energy on one major project: Sartoria Vico, a line of clothing designed for the body and manufactured created in ‘Made in Italy’ knitwear in Italy. Today Dissociate, as well as being the heart and brain of Sartoria Vico, forof which it creates the lines collections, takes care of the communicationmanages advertising and defines the boundaries and possibilities of evolution, it is also involved in external projects,: dress designing of dresses in all possible forms, communication and, illustration. The design culture of a project is the common ground where different and complementary personalities meet and compare.