Born in 1981, attended Industrial Design courses in Milano. After a few years working with milanese design establishments and as a personal assistant in a design studio, started his own practice in 2011, focusing on furniture and consumer products.
Much interested in how things work, tries to formulate ideas in simple and intuitive ways, with deep knowledge of manufacturing processes and profound regard of forms and functions.

Working with

Belca srl  Moleskine  Tobeus  United Pets  Viceversa  Waypoint and more

ID-AG
via Gaspare Aselli 9
20133 - Milano, Italy
+39 (346) - 3195177
inbox@alessandro-gnocchi.com
farebene.tumblr.com

Updates

Apr. 2015 / Young & Design
On Air, a floor lamp for italian brand Waypoint, has received the second prize at Milano Design Week award "Young & Design", reserved to designers under 35 years old.

Feb. 2015 / Stockholm Design Week
The Italian Trade Agency and Triennale, invited a small team of young italian designers to be part of the Designboom Mart during the Stockholm design week.
designfromitaly.se

Sept. 2014 / AplC
From september 4 till september 7, 2014, I've been invited to participate Architettura per la Campagna, a workshop on rural architecture, aimed to build simple, useful and sometimes poetic structures to help out the people that live everyday in the farm where we were guests.

Apr. 2014 / TDM VII
The perpetual calendar Picchio is part of the 7th edition of the Triennale Design Museum, curated by Beppe Finessi.

Jan. 2014 / anni Zero
Dopo gli anni Zero. Il nuovo design italiano (Laterza, by Chiara Alessi) is a book featuring a selection of designers working in Italy during the first 10 years of the new millennium and that keep up the new italian wave of design making.

Sept. 2013 / Italian Cultural Institute of NY
Thanks to A. Stabile being selected as a Top Young Italian Industrial Designer, Wired will be on show in NYC within the Slow Design Exhibition.
6 – 30 September 2013, Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Ave NYC.

Jun. 2013 / The New Italian Design
The Times family and Picchio flew to San Francisco to join the latest round of The New Italian design.
June 22 thru August 11, 2013, Cannery Galleries, Academy of Art University, San Francisco.

May 2013
UP30 is a hanlde for pet grooming brushes designed for United Pets. It was designed back in 2010 and now is on sale for selected clients of the company.

May 2013
Picchio, the perpetual calendar I designed with Luca is on sale at RAUM italic in Berlin.

Apr. 2013 / Milan furniture Fair
The travelling exhibition Degni di nota will stop this year at the Cascina Cuccagna within the Goodesign 2013 show. Pass by to see "Esercizio" two prototypes on two beloved subjects of mine. Degni di nota is a project curated by Gianmaria Sforza.

Jan. 2013
During the january edition of Macef, Italian houseware company Viceversa will be presenting a new series of products designed by Alessandro Gnocchi with Luca Spagnolo, among others. The new products will be on the market soon after the presentation and will be available in different selected stores around the world. The collection features products to uncork, serve and taste wine.