21 October 2022
He graduated in 2006 from the European Institute of Design in Milan with a degree in Industrial Design and then gained experience in London in Sebastian Bergne's studio and later in Ross Lovegrove's studio. Since his return to Milan in 2008, he has collaborated with his father, Alberto Meda, on projects for clients such as Kartell and Caimi Brevetti. At the same time, he carries out personal art and design projects with other companies and galleries such as Nilufar Gallery, Schoeni Art Gallery in Hong Kong, Colors, Luce di Carrara, Rossana Orlandi Gallery, Mint Gallery in London, Tod's, Ferragamo, Molteni&C, Etal, Zucchetti. His widely published collection "Chinese Footprints" was exhibited in Hong Kong at the Lane Crawford shop and was presented by Schoeni Art Gallery during the 2012/2013 Hong Kong ART fair. In 2013, he co-designed 'Flap', an acoustic panel produced by Caimi Brevetti that went on to win the 'Compasso d'Or award. In the same year, he started production with objects such as LED lamps, marble tables, benches and 3D-printed jewellery. In 2020 he was appointed Creative Director of Acerbis with David Lopez Quincoces.
Il Giro del Mondo in 80 Giorni - 150 anni dopo (Around the World in 80 Days - 150 Years Later) (book by graphic designers from IED Rome), the start-up Potap (a family of filters to purify water, by two product designers from IED Milan) and the tech fashion collection LAGRANDE: SISTEMA are officially competing for the prestigious Compasso d'Oro Award
Two IED projects made it to the finals of the historic Umbria-based manufacturer's international competition reserved for students attending Art and Design Academies around the world.
First place went to the start-up Swarmix (by Edoardo Amato, Enrico Canella and Giacomo Pizzoni), focusing on the preservation and repopulation of bees.
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Valentino Bosetti, Francesco Magenta and Gaia Zarantonello (IED Milano) are the authors of the 'Vertical' project, awarded at Cumulus Green.
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IED Milano Alumni in Industrial Design. Currently Vice President, Design creative director & innovation of The Estée Lauder Companies.
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Light Identities: 'TES' is the project selected as the best one among the 10 Product Design dissertations carried out as part of a partnership with the well-known Made in Italy brand
Graduated at IED, Simone Bonanni is now an awarded designer that works for international brands. Find out more about his projects in this article.