leonardo rossano

Architetto e designer

Born in Taranto, he graduated in Architecture in Florence in 1991. From ’92 to ’98 he collaborated with the studio of Arch. Claudio Nardi in Florence, dealing with projects for commercial spaces and coordinated image for designer boutiques including Dolce & Gabbana, G. Ferrè, Valentino. Since 1998 he has been a freelancer designing furniture, products, exhibition spaces, taking care of the corporate image and communication.

He was teaching assistant of Prof. Robert Segoni in the course of “Industrial Design” before becoming himself a lecturer for the Bachelor of Fashion Design in Florence until 2009. Among the subjects he taught there were “Furniture design Product ” and “Theory and History of Industrial Design”. He currently teaches History of Design at the IED, Interior Design at the AEF and Furniture Design for international masters at the Florence Institute of Design International.

He was also winner of the “Good Design Award” of the Chicago Athenaeum 2013.

The collaboration with Altek Italia

Together with Altek Italia Design, Rossano has developed Archimede, a laptop table with two tops in oak veneered wood or in colored methacrylate and the structure in satin chrome steel. It is adaptable to any height, to allow you to work with the laptop standing up or sitting down, with a lateral mouse holder that can be positioned on the right or on the left.