The first interior
in the heart of Rome
Cantiere Galli Design is an Interior Design Centre in the heart of Rome that addresses not only sector professionals and companies, but also all those who approach the world of design with curiosity: a unique reality, a space of display and sale where research in the field of advanced techniques and materials is put at the service of the ideas of sector professionals. Careful selection and constant international research call into play both emerging brands and craftspeople from our territory.
“I have always wanted to have a space where a sense of welcome, care and design culture, as well as ‘custom’ services, could be the real protagonists.”
Eleonora Galli, as daughter of Carlo Galli – founder of Edilmostra Galli, an important company in central Italy that has focused for over 45 years on construction and finishings for interiors – together with Alessandro Galli and Francesco Zancani, co-founders of the space, has developed a new model of display and relation in design, architecture and building, foreshadowing the new requirements of a dynamic sector in continuous transformation. The interior of Cantiere Galli Design has been done by Studiopepe, which in tune with Eleonora’s ideas has captured the essence and identity of the project, interpreting the spaces with a farsighted contemporary spirit.
“A vision that does not stop short at the architectural enclosure, but delves right into the details that have an impact on our everyday way of living.”
Arianna Lelli Mami / Chiara Di Pinto
Eleonora Galli / Born in Rome to a family of entrepreneurs specialized in the restaurant and construction industries. Always an art lover, while studying Chemical Engineering in Rome and at Columbia University in New York she developed a strong interest in the world of architecture and interior decorating. Thanks to her work, the historic point of sale of Rocca di Papa went through extensive growth in the area of tailor-made interior design services, making it the most important segment of the business. Not satisfied with today’s forms and methods of distribution, Eleonora began to think about a new model to trigger relations among those operating in the design sector: the result is Cantiere Galli Design.
Domitilla Dardi / With a degree in Art History and research doctorate in History and Criticism of Architecture, she is a design historian and curator. Since 2010 she has been the design curator of MAXXI-Architettura in Rome. Since 2007 she is a professor of Design History in the undergraduate and masters programs of the European Design Institute in Rome. From 2009 to 2015 she was a member of the Osservatorio sull’Editoria, the selection committee for the ADI Design Index-Compasso d’Oro. She teaches training courses and works on research and consulting for various companies in the sector, as well as working as a copywriter. Since 2010 she is a member of the Italian Association of Design Historians. She was the curator of the Object section (2016 and 2017 editions) of MIART, the international contemporary art fair in Milan, and a visiting professor at Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona. She writes for various specialized publications, including Domus and Icon Design, and has written many essays and monographs.
Studiopepe / A design studio known for its eclectic multidisciplinary approach. Founded in Milan in 2006 by Arianna Lelli Mami and Chiara Di Pinto, both graduates of the Milan Polytechnic, the firm’s visionary and versatile perspective focuses on creative consulting in all its forms. In 2015 the Studiopepe Design division was opened to focus on public and private interiors and product design, moving forward with research that began in 2010 with the first products created for Spotti Edizioni, and then moved forward in important collaborations with Agape, Atipico, Menu, Ivano Redaelli, CC-Tapis, as well as self-produced collections presented during Milan Design Week in 2015 and 2016, including pieces already shown at the Milan Triennale, and a galleries like Chamber in New York.
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Agapecasa extends the Agape imaginary to the entire domestic universe, thanks to original, erudite, functional and timely products. The Mangiarotti Collection contains furnishings based on designed by Angelo Mangiarotti starting in the early 1950s: design classics, rigorously produced in cooperation with Studio Mangiarotti.
Arper is an Italian company that produces and distributes seating and tables all over the world for public spaces, workplaces and homes. With its essential, elegant and contemporary style that translates into universal, timeless forms, Arper creates products based on a rigorous formula of technique, costs, materials, function, use and taste.
Cristina Rubinetterie is one of the leading players on the hydro-sanitary fixtures market, always one step ahead of design trends with innovative, handsome and functional solutions that also respect the environment. The wide range of products includes many items for the bath and kitchen, as well as shower systems and accessories featuring high technology and refined design.
Falma, a producer of furnishing systems, offers innovative and customized design solutions to decorate spaces for different uses. In pursuit of optimal results, the firm coordinates a vast range of materials, colours and finishes, based on in-depth research on market trends and scenarios.
Material ConneXion ® is the most important international network of research and consulting on innovative and sustainable materials. Founded in 1997 by George Beylerian in New York, with the first physical materials library, today it is part of the Sandow Media group, a leader in publishing in the USA, and also has offices in Europe and Asia.
Matteo Brioni is a company specializing in natural finishes for architecture and interior design, which works with a unique material: raw earth. The firm designs, produces and installs systems and spaces for living, in pursuit of a perfect balance of beauty, harmony and wellbeing.
Paint Makers brand was born from a passion for quality. Since 1946, The Paint Makers Company produces paints and resins which offer on the one hand a technical solution to contemporary living needs, on the other an aesthetic response to all those who are not satisfied with just a good result, but always look for the refinement of each detail.
TM Italia: tailor-made solutions, design, research: three values that have always been part of the DNA of TM Italia, a company that has created custom kitchens for over fifty years, skilfully combining technological innovation with the excellence of fine workmanship in the Marches.
Wall&Decò is a new approach to interior decorating that achieves a constant balance of functional quality and image. The company was founded in 2005, when it presented Contemporary Wallpaper, as series of indoor wall coverings based on innovative systems of great technical value.