A fashion patron, creative artist and visionary thinker, Antonio is an Italian designer whose eclectic style blends contrasting perceptions of beauty. His meticulous attention to detail and innovative concepts has created a unique statement to his academic journey spanning Europe and Asia, over the last 15 years.
His core competencies include creative direction, envisioning and strategizing curriculum in design studies, applied to the development of ethical solutions and management of progressive learning environments. His main design and research interests focus on the introduction of digital technologies in the craft sectors to support sustainability practices. In 2003, he was crowned Young Designer of the Year in Bristol, and in 2008, he achieved the title of Emerging Talent in Rome. His previous stints include Project leader and coordinator at Pearl Academy for more than 40 fashion and design projects, research and workshops including: What’s Next 2018, IFFTI Conference 2021, Crafting Futures in collaboration with British council and more. He’s also lectured and held design seminars at Raffles Shanghai, Bangkok FA, JD international, C.I.D.I. and Accademia Italiana Rome and Bangkok.