Giovanni Botticelli

Born in Rome in 1987. He lives and works in Rome.

From 2006 to 2009 he studied Product Design at IED Rome, with particular interest in eyewear design, craftsmanship and industrial processing of ceramics, glass and sheet metal, expanding his technical knowledge thanks to training experiences at ENSA Limoges and Abate Zanetti Murano. Starting from 2009 he collaborates with companies in the Italian territory, designs and follows the production of eyewear and sunglasses lines of the Mondelliani brand and other brands in the sector. In 2016 he took part in the Salone Satellite in Milan, began collaborating with IED as an assistant professor at the Rome office and was selected for the traveling exhibition “Under35 – Italian Design” curated by Triennale Design Museum in Milan, dedicated to young Italian designers under 35. Also in 2016 he has his first personal “Equilibrista Mirrors” at SWING Design Gallery, which produces and edited “Equilibrista”, a limited series collection of mirrors from the floor, wall and console. In 2017 he participated in the exhibition curated by Giulio Cappellini “White in the City – White Young Innovative” (with Swing Design Gallery) and was selected among the 500 designers for the exhibition “SaloneSatellite. 20 anni di nuova creatività “. His projects developed for several Italian and European brands in the eyewear design sector are exponents to recent editions of international trade shows.

EXHIBITIONS/FAIRS
2018  Whiteshow, Milan
2018  OTTOVOLANTE x Mondelliani, Silmo, Paris
2017 Salone Satellite. 20 anni di nuova creatività, curated by Beppe Finessi, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milano
2017  White Young Innovative | WHITE IN THE CITY, curated by Giulio Cappellini, Milano (with SWING Design Gallery)
2016 EQUILIBRISTA Mirrors, SWING Design Gallery, Benevento
2016 Under35 – Italian Design, Triennale Design Museum, Milano
2016  Operae, EQUILIBRISTA Collection (with SWING Design Gallery), Torino
2016  Mirror Mirror, Exworks, Vicenza
2016  Salone Satellite, Milano