Roberto Semprini

Roberto Semprini was born in Rimini in 1959, he studied architecture in Florence. In 1987 he joined the Bolidismo movement which expresses design in a symbolic key and in synthesis as a concept of electronic speed. After moving to Milan he started working as a freelance journalist for several design magazines like Mode, L'Atelier (Paris) and ARDI (Barcelona). In 1989, Semprini was awarded a title in the prestigious TOP TEN of  Dusseldorf for his sofa design 'Tatlin'  (Edra) and later in 1994, the table "Manta" for Fiam was among the winners of Young & Design. Semprini's designs are part of the permanent collection of the Montreal Museum of Decorative Arts in Canada and the New Museum of Design in London. In 2000 he moved to Rimini, where he  opened "RM 12 Art & Design" both Art Gallery and Studio of Design and Interior Architecture. He has collaborated with numerous design companies like Fiam, Moroso, Alivar, Guzzini, Edra, Ciacci, RSVP, Arredaesse, Sicis, Slide, Trivellini, Contempo, Ciacci,Trend Group, just to mention a few. He has given lectures and seminars in various faculties of design such as the Faculty of Architecture of Florence, at Milan Polytechnic, the University of Bologna, the IED Milan, the I.A.V. of Orleans and the Elisava in Barcelona.  He is currently a lecturer at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera (Milan).