Luigi Semeraro, born in Varese in 1978, is a product and interior designer, who graduated from the Design University, Politecnico di Milano.
During his training, he enriched his academic and professional experience in Italy and abroad, ranging from product to graphic design.
In collaboration with Sawaya and Moroni and the faculty of Design, Politecnico di Milano, Luigi worked on a project “PIU YIU”, a Chinese temporary restaurant, which was presented at the Dining Contest of “Salon Satellite” in 2004.
In 2005, he collaborated with Mario and Claudio Bellini, developing projects for Heller, Caimi, Schiavello, Frezza and Natuzzi. Later, he collaborated with Lorenz-Kaz Studio, developing different products for DePadova and designed the Dupont Corian showroom in Milan.
In 2006, he designed the ULW Urban Lightwalk for FuoriSalone - the Super Studio More, Zona Tortona, with a design team co-ordinated by Claudio LaViola and the consortium PoliDesign.
In 2007, he started an individual career at Salone Satellite, presenting a selection of furniture under the collective OPENBRACKETS. In 2008, he designed two rooms for EOS Hotel in Lecce (VestasHotels Group) and collaborated on the preliminary project of QueenVillage in Cattolica with “Pierandrei Associati” Studio and he worked on the concept for the “ERA Italy” real estate franchise as part of “Europa Risorse” project team.
In 2010, he repeated his experience at Salone Satellite, introducing a new collection of products and home furnishings under the collective “LA MACCHINA SFORNA IDEE”. He attended several design courses of interior and product design. He also worked as an assistant at workshops of leading companies, including Sawayana&Moroni, Breil and Technogym.
Recently, his work has been split between interior projects, collaborations with companies, design studios, interior projects, and street art activities, working across different disciplines for varied inspiration.