Raffaella Mangiarotti, born in Genova works and lives in Milan. Graduated cum laude in Architecture at Politecnico di Milano, where, she founded deepdesign with Matteo Bazzicalupo, working in industrial design for several companies, among them, Barilla, Castelli Haworth, Coca Cola, Daimler Chrysler, Fratelli Rossetti, Giorgetti Guzzini, JVC, Kimberley Clarck, Kitchen Aids, Kraft, Imetec, Mandarina Duck, Matsushita, NEC, San Lorenzo, Serralunga, Skitsch, Smeg, Turin Olympiads, Whirlpool Europe. Raffaella Mangiarotti has received several prizes, in particular Young & Design (1996, 1997,1999, 2000), Cosmopack (1995, 1996), Esaedro (1997), ID Award (2004, 2008), Selezione Compasso d'Oro (2005), Green Dot Award (2009). Her projects are published on several magazines and books among them, The International Design Yearbook 2005, L’observatoire International de Premiere Vision, The International Design Encyclopedia of MOMA, and Design Now! (Tashen). Their Dandelion Lamp is part of the permanent design collection of MoMA in NY. In December 2009, the Triennale Design Museum of Milano dedicated a solo exhibition and a self entitled book "L'anima sensibile delle cose" to deepdesign, curated by Cristina Morozzi, ed. Electa 2009. Raffaella Mangiarotti works as design director for Serralunga company since 2011, for Manerba company from 2013 and continues working with deepdesign and researcher in Politecnico di Milano as well as independently with several projects especially in industrial furniture and limited editions.
Profilo di Raffaella Mangiarotti