Innovation Designer / Founder PhD candidate in sustainable design
Luca Alessandrini grows up immersed in the world of design and entrepreneurship working as designer and project manager for Stilema s.r.l. from 2010 to 2015 traveling between China, Italy and Middle-East. Intrigued by innovative disruptive processes and ideas generation, in 2014, Luca moves to London to join the double MSc/MA in Innovation Design Engineering between Royal College of Art and Imperial College.
On 2016, Luca patents an innovative approach to exploit the acoustic properties of natural composite materials. With the use of this technology, he designs a series of musical instruments built using a silk and spider silk composite obtaining international recognition and winning several awards.
On 2020, Luca became a founder PhD candidate at the Politecnico di Milano fostering his research previously developed working with natural materials; meanwhile he is giving lessons in various universities (IUAV di Venezia and Università Politecnica delle Marche).
Luca is currently working at design projects concerning circular economy and consulting brands, designing and engineering innovative products with an aware perspective leading to sustainable production and consumption paths.