Maurizio Montalti is a multidisciplinary designer, researcher, artist, and engineer interested in life and in bigger and smaller insights about it.
He believes in the role of the designer as a bridge between different fields of action: science, art, design and industry.
His work touches relevant design issues, such as the role which design could play in a bio-tech revolution in relation to sustainability, and to the novel possibilities that this marriage of disciplines could create.
The fascination for the micro-scale, together with his holistic vision of the world as a macro-organism and a strong belief in symbiotic relationships are some of his main drives. Through these explorations one of his primary aims is to question common behaviour and to provoke critical thinking in regards to what we take for granted.
In this way he uses design as a tool and a strategy for questioning culture.
His methodology consists of creating deep, analytical research, in order to be able to find novel inspirations, creating new perspectives and unprecedented thoughts, which, through the use of multiple communicative media, will end up as innovative design outcomes.
After graduating in 2010 from the IM Master course (Conceptual Design in Context) at the Design Academy Eindhoven, he founded his own studio, Officina Corpuscoli, with the purpose of developing and delivering further projects related to his vision.
Despite the fact that most of his work is self-initiated, he applies his vision and methodology to commercial based projects as well.
Maurizio is currently based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.