- Designer, artistic director
Matteo Ugolini was born in Pesaro, Italy in 1973. At 19, he began his studies at the University of Design in Ancône.
Matteo began working for design and architecture studio Telemaco and stayed for 10 years. He created interior decoration objects, beds, tables and chairs as well as restored period objects for a number of villas.
In 2008, he moved on to Karman as the artistic director. He produced his first lighting collection, renewing the Karman style.
Matteo Ugolini doesn’t describe himself as designer; he just designs what he likes most. His aim is to excite and create emotion remembering that the past and nature are deeply connected. His lines and shapes are simple, brought towards what is essential with soft natural colors.