Marco De Masi

Marco was born in 1980 in Rome, where he completed his studies in 2009. After graduating in Product Design at IED in Rome, he joined “the Italian Design Company” as designer and co-founder. This social business design company was an Indian project that helps and sustains the activities of the Indian NGO “The Mother and Child Foundation”.

On October 2015 his Volta table has been published on ADI Design Index 2015 and selected for the “Compasso d’oro 2016” competition.
Marco has received prize as excellency in design for the Lazio region on October 2015.

Marco is currently develops projects as freelance in his own studio based in Rome. He is collaborating with brands in the furniture, product and lighting sectors.

Marco loves designing starting from the concept, passing through the sketches, the mock-ups and prototypes.He also loves working in factories and labs, as he can get into contact with workers and artisans directly to develop the products following the technical needs and requirements of production.

A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.