Ludovica & Roberto Palomba

Biography

Ludovica+Roberto Palomba, architects and designers, founded Palomba Serafini Associati in 1994.

Since 2003 Roberto Palomba has worked as part time lecturer at Milan Politechnic where he lectures in Industrial Design.

Palomba Serafini Associati develops projects for architecture, interior design, industrial design, design management, exhibition design, graphic design, art direction and marketing consulting. Ludovica+Roberto Palomba are currently responsible for the art direction of Ceramica Sant’Agostino, Elmar, Kos, Zucchetti.

They have been responsible for the art direction of Bosa, Flaminia, Iris, Schiffini.

Clients: Antolini, Bisazza, Boffi, Bonacina Pierantonio, Bosa, Brix, Cappellini,

Ceramica Sant’Agostino, Crassevig, De Vecchi, Dornbracht, Driade, Elmar,

Exteta, Fiam, Flaminia, Foscarini, Gandia Blasco, Hoesch, Kos, Laufen

Bathrooms AG, Lancia, Lema, Livi’t, Moroso, Nodus, Orizzonti, Poltrona

Frau, Rapsel, Salviati, Sawaya & Moroni, Schiffini, Skitsch, Swan, Technogym,

Tisettanta, Tronconi, Tubes, Valli&Valli, Viccarbe, When Objects Work,

Ycami, Zanotta, Zucchetti.

Palomba Serafini Associati’s main offices are in Milan.

Ludovica+Roberto Palomba alongside their more specifically design oriented activities, are also heavily involved in cultural activities.

cultural events

2009 Check it out, fuorisalone event_Salone del Mobile, Milan [Italy]

2009 Green Living, fuorisalone event_Salone del Mobile, Milan [Italy]

2006 Stock House Ideas_The design annual. Frankfurt [Germany]

2006 Aria e Acqua, fuorisalone event_Salone del Mobile, Milan [Italy]

2005 Colours_Cersaie, Bologna [Italy]

2005 Light_Abitare il tempo, Verona [Italy]

2005 Waterwords_Fundacio foto Colectania, Barcelona [Spain]

Waterwords         _Galleria kult design, Madrid [Spain]

2005 Terra e fuoco, fuorisalone event_Salone del Mobile, Milan [Italy]

2005 Thermae_Salon du Meuble, Paris [France]

2004 I love_Galleria pack Milan [Italy]

2004 Loft_Abitare il tempo, Verona [Italy]

2004 Tortona 35, fuorisalone event_Salone del Mobile, Milan [Italy]

2003 La casa di pietra_Abitare il tempo, Verona [Italy]

2003 Walls 2, fuorisalone event_Salone del Mobile, Milan [Italy]

2001/2003 Italian design on tour

2000 Aperto vetro, Venice [Italy]

1998 Face, galleria del designer italiano, New York [USA]

1997 Fashion design, Florence [Italy]

1997 Adi under 35, Milan [Italy]

1993/2004 Cultural events as curators and designers_Abitare il tempo,

Verona [Italy]

showrooms/projects

Iris ceramica, Modena [Italy]

Rapsel, Milan [Italy]

Salotto Stendhal, Milan [Italy]

Awards

2010 Elle Decoration International Design award_Collection: Faraway / Zucchetti.Kos

2009 Red dot_communication design award [Germany] Faraway video (art direction) / Zucchetti.Kos

2009 Product Innovation Award_Bathroom Gold by Designer magazine [UK] product: Faraway/Vis-à-vis / Zucchetti.Kos

2009 Lamp of the year by Bo Bedre magazine [Denmark] product: fly fly / foscarini

2009 Design plus [Germany] product: lab 02/ kos

2008 Nomination Grandesign Design Etico International [Italy] product: tbt / tubes

2008 German Design Award [Germany] product: square / tubes

2007 Nomination German Design Award [Germany] product: geo line/ kos

2007 Interior Design’s Best of the Year Award [USA] product: melting shelf / rapsel

2007 Interior Design’s Best of the Year Award [USA] product: ole / crassevig

2007 Red dot [Germany] product: square / tubes

2007 Red dot [Germany] product: bacinella 08 / laufen

2007 Design plus [Germany] collection: geo line/ kos

2007 IF product design award [Germany] product_sh 01/02 / laufen

2006 Best Design [Italy] gioia casa_product: spezie / schiffini

2005 Cdim Prize Selection [Spain] product: jack / zanotta

2005 Red dot [Germany] product: bacinella 03 / laufen

2005 Red dot [Germany] product: consolle 01 / laufen

2005 Design plus [Germany] product: bacinella 03 / laufen

2005 Design plus [Germany] product: consolle 01 / laufen

2005 Design plus [Germany] product: grande / kos

2005 Design plus [Germany] product: floor / kos

2004 Ideo Bain Award [France] product: tatami / flaminia

2004 Compasso d’Oro Selection [Italy] product: tatami / flaminia

2003 “Best bathroom design” Elle Decoration UK, France and Italy

2001 Compasso d’Oro Selection [Italy] product twin column / flaminia

2001 Compasso d’Oro Selection [Italy] product: link / flaminia

2001 Design plus [Germany] product: link / flaminia

2001 Design plus [Germany] product: acquagrande / flaminia

1999 Young & design [Germany] product: anna / crassevig

------ Adi design index_various selections

Books

Ludovica + Roberto Palomba. Bathrooms. From inspiration

to lifestyle_Hatje Cantz Verlag. May 2007.

prizewinner IF communication design award 2007 

Projects

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