Gabriele Chiave was
born in 1978 in Metz. Two years later he moved with his family, spending 4
years in Dakar, 5 in Caracas, 2 in Buenos Aires, 3 in Rome ,where he completed
his French baccalaureate diploma, and then 9 years in Milan where he studied
Industrial Design at IED, participating and exhibiting during he’s studies in
projects such as Emergency, Rotari, Epson,Toshiba and Pirelli.
In 2000 he started
working for several design studios, such as Syn design, Fabio Rotella, and
Lorenza Bozzoli. From 2003 to 2006 he worked in Marc Sadler’s studio being part
of the Ideal Standard European research centre, but also working with several
renowned design companies such as Dainese, Foscarini and Serralunga.
From 2002 till 2006 he
assisted in the organization and development of 7 Workshops held by
LPWK/ALESSI, together with the Alessi team and international designers, in
order to develop new typologies and meta-projects for the company.
Since beginning 2007 he
moved to Amsterdam working as head of the design team for Marcel Wanders
studio, working for clients such as Moooi, Magis, Flos, B&B, KLM,
Christofle, MAC, Baccarat, Cappellini, Target, Randstad, Alessi, Bisazza,
Kartell, MW Personal Editions, Geesa, FPM, Gamma Bros, Kose, Poliform ,