Born in Bergamo, Italy, Laura Polinoro graduated in Drama Art and Music Studies in Bologna. Her first job was in the field of contemporary dance as art director and costume and set designer. Later she undertook research at the Domus Academy in Milan. From 1990 to 1998 she was in charge of the Centro Studi Alessi, where she operated as meta-project designer and art director, coordinating workshops both in-house and in association with various universities and design institutes the world over. She was also involved in publishing and communications activities. Items which entered production in that period are identified with the acronym ôCSAö. Since 2004 products overseen by Ms. Polinoro have been identified with the letters "LPWK"Miriam Mirri Italy (1964 - )
Born in Bologna in 1964, Miriam Mirri lives and works in Milan. She graduated from the Superior School for Anatomic Design and studied communication and design at the Universit? del Progetto in Reggio Emilia. She worked in London with Nigel Coates and has been assistant to Stefano Giovannoni for many years. Miriam now designs objects for companies such as Mandarina Duck, Mitsubishi, and United Pets. She leads design courses at the Universit? del Progetto in Reggio Emilia.
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