Gentile design studio
living in the 21st century
product design – art direction

Paolo Stefano Gentile is one of the 30 young international designers selected in 2020 by Elle Decor. He lives and works in Milan dealing with product design and art direction. He graduated in product design from Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti in Milan in 2018. His works are the result of a careful analysis of current issues such as sustainability, the use of materials, the new way of living in the 21st century. His projects have been published in the main magazines and exhibited in events such as EDIT Napoli, Milan Design Week, Dutch Design Week, Maison & Objet and others.

Paolo Stefano Gentile è uno dei 30 giovani designer internazionali selezionati nel 2020 da Elle Decor. Vive e lavora a Milano occupandosi di product design e art direction. Si è laureato in product design alla Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti a Milano nel 2018. I suoi lavori sono il risultato di un’attenta analisi su temi attuali come la sostenibilità, l’uso dei materiali, il nuovo modo di vivere nel XXI secolo. I suoi progetti sono stati pubblicati sulle principali riviste del settore ed esposti in eventi quali EDIT Napoli, Milan Design Week, Dutch Design Week, Maison & Objet e altri.

 

Collaborations

Apa Confartigianato, Cargo & High Tech, Casei Eco-System, Cosentino, Cyrcus, EasyJet, Ecopneus, Essent’ial, Frisoli Design, Istituto Oikos, Leifheit, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, Orografie, Repower, Rossana Orlandi, Tobeus, Xilografia and others.

 

Publications

09.2021
10 Young designers – Magazine For Living n°54 (24-25)
Chiara Chiapparoli

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, Interni Magazine, Living Corriere, Matrec, Magazine For Living, Packaging of the World, Rai Radiotelevisione Italiana, Yanko Design and others.

 

Awards

10.2022
Selection of “Verse” and ”Legame” projects – International competition ‘’Emersivi’’ organized by Orografie

06.2022
Selection of the ”Simbiosi” project – International competition ‘’Let’s Design’’ organized by Cosentino

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

06.2022
Exhibition of the ”Simbiosi” project designed for Cosentino – Milan Design Week 2022 in the Brera district

04.2022
Exhibition of the ”Peel Saver” project promoted by Rossana Orlandi – Qatar Creates 2022 at the Qatar Museums

10.2021
Exhibition of the ”Pole” project designed for Xilografia – EDIT Napoli 2021 at the Complesso Monumentale San Domenico Maggiore

09.2021
Exhibition of the ‘’Pagina Collection’’ project designed 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 district

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