Mario Trimarchi

Designer and architect, he believes in the project as a tool to spread poetry in the world of things. Director of the Domus Academy Master in Design from 1990 to 1993, he was part of the Olivetti Design Studio, designing cash dispenser and personal computers. In 1999 he founded FRAGILE, a corporate identity studio that he led together with Frida Doveil, designing brands and communication systems for Alessi, Banca Intesa, Cariparma, Coop Italia, Fiera Milano, Gebana, Olivetti, Poltrona Frau, Poste Italiane. He designs products for Alessi, Alias, Artemide, Caimi, Deborah Milano, De Castelli, Hansa, Numa, Pasabahçe, Salvatore Ferragamo, Serafino Zani. In 2016 he won the Compasso d’Oro with the Ossidiana coffee maker for Alessi. In 2019 he held his two solo exhibitions of drawings: “Mario Trimarchi: un romantique radical” at the Italian Cultural Institute in Paris, and “La cerca de la frontera entre l’útil i l’inútil” at the Design Hub in Barcelona. He constantly continues his sculptural research on objects, creating Oggetti Smarriti, Strawberry Fields Forever e Yuubi Brushes collections, self-produced under the MT Artworks brand. Former Professor of Corporate Identity at the Faculty of Architecture in Genoa, he currently teaches Brand Design at Naba and Product Design at Abadir Academy.

He draws day and night.