HAFTEN STUDIO was set up in 2003 and has become a multi-disciplinary studio providing services for an array of companies in the furniture industry, devising products where every component is designed with painstaking care for detail across every step of the design and industrialisation process; the studio designs and creates scenery for catalogues, set-ups for trade fairs, trade fair booths, showrooms, co-ordinating the corporate communication and image in order to make companies more visible and competitive.
Enrico Cesana was born in 1970. He attended the faculty of architecture of the Milan Polytechnic university, where he graduated in 1997. Between 1998 and 2004, two enjoyable professional experiences led him to focus on industrial and interior design and to investigate various design methods and approaches. In 2005, he opened his own studio in Lissone (MB), dealing in industrial design, architecture and communication; he has designed more than 100 products for leading Italian concerns, including SpHaus, Ivano Redaelli, Gruppo Industriale Busnelli, Acam, Cinova, Orizzonti, Olivieri, Alivar, My Home collection, Dorelan and Alf Da Frè, and has designed the concept stores for Corner Optique by Randazzo, Next People by Aureli, Optissimo Gruppo Randazzo, Samsonite and Cleaf Spa. He is a versatile and prolific designer, who loves to describe himself as a “designer catering to the needs of companies”.
She began his professional career in 1990, after graduating from the IUAV in Venice in Architecture, founding Modacasa, an architectural studio.
She has a wealth of experience in the fields of architecture (residential and commercial buildings, development work and restoration projects), interior design (private residences, commercial setups, service industry projects), artistic management and furniture design.
After graduating at ISIA (Higher Institute for Artistic Industries) of Faenza with a thesis about the experimental use of paraffin waxes in lighting technology, starting from 2000 he collaborated with the designers Paolo Zani, Stefano Gallizioli and Matteo Thun in their design studios based in Milan.
Since 2008 he works as an independent designer.
He is constantly interested in deepening the meaning of interaction between human beings and objects and the affective and emotional relationship that develops between them.
Giulio Iacchetti, industrial designer since 1992, designs for many brands including Abet Laminati, Alessi, Danese, Elica, Foscarini, Globo Ceramiche, Jannelli&Volpi, Hastens, Magis, Meritalia, Moleskine, Pandora design. The distinctive characteristics of his work is the research and definition of new object typologies, like the Moscardino, the biodegradable spoon/fork designed with Matteo Ragni and for which, in 2001, he has been awarded with Compasso d’Oro.
Gordon Guillaumier was born and educated in Malta, Switzerland, England and Italy.He graduated in industrial design at the IED, Milan (1988-91) and later a masters in industrial design at the Domus Academy , Milan (1992).In 1993 he took a brief app renticeship with Baleri Associati. That same year he collaborated with the architect/designer Rodolfo Dordoni. It was during this period that Gordon presented his ἀrst own designed products for Foscarini and others.His works in interior design are mainly focused on residential projects whereby his studio has developed architecture and interiors for private clients.His work is regularly featured in the international design press.