Luca Alessandrini grew up in close touch with the world of design and business at Stilema, the company his family manages. Intrigued by innovation technology in design, in 2014 he moved to London to attend the double master in Innovation Design Engineering at both the Royal College of Art and the Imperial College. In 2016, Luca patented a revolutionary method to exploit the acoustic properties of composite materials. With the use of this technology, he designed violins made with silk and spider silk and speakers made with silk, spider silk and carbon fiber obtaining international recognition – he won the 2016 International Student Innovation Award, the Andrea Postacchini International Violin Award in 2017 and his work also granted him an award at the national competition for innovation in guitar making Dalla Natura al Suono. Luca is currently working as consultant in R&D and design showcasing his works in some of the most prestigious venues such as La Triennale di Milano, the Victoria & Albert Museum, The Royal Society, the Dubai Design Week, RCA Tokyo Design Lab and more. For Adrenaliina he designed Bixib.
“Design makes sense only if it yields innovation”