Paolo Stefano Gentile
product design – communication

Paolo Stefano Gentile is one of the ‘’30 Young talent’’ selected in 2020 by Elle Decor. He was born in 1996 in Cernusco sul Naviglio, a green town in the province of Milan. He attended the product design course at NABA (Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti) in Milan, graduating in 2019, the year in which he started collaborating with Matteo Ragni’s studio and developing personal projects.

Collaborations

Apa Confartigianato, Cargo & High Tech, Casei Eco-System, Cyrcus, EasyJet, Ecopneus, Essent’ial, Frisoli Design, Istituto Oikos, Leifheit, Naba, Repower, Rossana Orlandi, Tobeus, Xilografia and others.

Publications

10.2020
30 Young talent – Elle Decor Italia n°9 (119-123)
…si intravedono i segni nei suoi pochi ma intensi progetti. Che sembrano tutti nascere da un’attenta riflessione sul senso non solo del disegnare, ma di trasformare la materia in un gesto che accarezza la coscienza. Per divertire.”
Paola Carimati

Other publications:
Adi Design Index 2019, Corriere della Sera, Designboom, Design Diffusion, Design Wanted, Dezeen, Domus, Elle Decor, GQ Italia, Il Giorno, Living Corriere, Matrec, Magazine For Living, Packaging of the World, Yanko Design and others.

Awards

04.2021
1st Prize for the ”Pole” project
International competition ”Supra Dream” organized by Xilografia

12.2020
2nd Prize for the ”Peel Saver” project
International competition ”Guiltlessplastic” organized by Rossana Orlandi

03.2019
1st Prize for the ”Peel Saver” project
Naba Design Award 2019 in the Technique, Materials and Innovation category

10.2016
1st Prize for the ”Locker Bag” project
International competition organized by APA Confartigianato

Exhibitions

09.2021
Exhibition of the ‘’Pagina Collection’’ project for Essent’ial
Maison&Objet 2021

10.2020
Exhibition of the ”Peel Saver” project promoted by Rossana Orlandi
Milano Design City 2020 at the Leonardo da Vinci National Museum of Science and Technology

04.2019
Exhibition of the ”Peel Saver” project
Milan Design Week 2019 at BASE Milano

04.2018
Exhibition of the ”White Board” project promoted by EasyJet
Milan Design Week 2018 in the Tortona area

04.2018
Exhibition of the ”Leaving Room” project promoted by Repower
Milan Design Week 2018 at Palazzo Litta Cultura

05.2017
Exhibition of the ”Locker Bag” project
Milan Design Week 2017 at the Fabbrica del Vapore