Where was your favorite place to live?
What’s your favorite room in your home?
The kitchen since we both have a passion for cooking.
In your opinion, what is the best designed item of all time?
The Bialetti coffeepot.
What are your sources of inspiration?
People and their needs.
What do you drive?
A station wagon—since we have got a baby!
Form vs. function?
They are inextricably linked.
What are your interests outside of design?
Architecture and cooking for both of us, to read and write for Paola and for Eugenio to swim and climb.
Who are you design icons?
Those intellectuals of the past that were humanists—like Munari, Eames, Enzo Mari, Castiglioni.
What is your personal decorating style?
Simple and refined, timeless.
What’s your favorite possession?
Our sketches and paintings by Paola’s mom.
What was/is your biggest indulgence?
Paola can not resist buying books—for Eugenio the indulgence is everything concerns his piano.
What’s the best career advice you ever received? Ever gave?
“Never listen to advice.”
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