Born in Milan in 1981, Roberto Di Stefano graduated in Architecture (2004) from the Polytechnic of Milan, he took a Postgraduate in Interior Design (2006) with a thesis on a hotel project in Milan supervised by the Architect Luca Sacchetti. During the period 2004-2006 he entered the studio of Piero Lissoni and took care of projects for Tecno SpA. The activities ranged from the preparation of the Central Station in Milan for the Salone del Mobile 2005, the renovation of the Headquarters of Varedo (Milan) and the offices in London (2005).
After 2006 he focused on retail projects, following the stores of Israeli Designer Elie Tahari. The design of the showroom in East Hampton (NY) was published in Interior Design (September 2007), while the restructuring of the offices in New York was featured on the cover of the January 2008 edition. In 2008 he restructured the Caselli Daziari in Porta Garibaldi, Milan for Tecno Spa. The year 2009 saw two major projects: the opening of the Kerakoll Design Gallery during the Salone del Mobile in Milan and the restructuring of the London offices of Knoll.
From February 2010 he has worked with Kerakoll, as Project Manager for the commissioning and installation of Cementoresina floor coverings, managing relations with their architects and following the work from design to completion of construction and installation. As a freelance Architect, he has followed various projects, from the restructuring of a private home in Sicily to several concepts for the renovation of apartments and restaurants.
Roberto Di Stefano | Interior Architect, Milan, IT, Interior Architecture and Art Direction
Art Direction, Interior Architecture and Decoration, Site Management
Kerakoll Spa, Milan, IT, Freelance consultant, site manager
Promoter with the architecture studios in Milano and worldwide, site manager in the process of laying Cementoresina (epoxy resin flooring) and contacts with the architects during the site.
Lissoni Associati, Milan, IT, Interior Architect
Interior Architect, detail design and site management in the range of residential interiors, temporary spaces and fair exibith, office and productive spaces, hotel and ad-hoc furniture design
Municipality of Milano, Milan, IT, Public Offices, Municipal Offices for the building sector
Office of the infrastructure fees, calculation of the building taxes for the new constructions
Politecnico di Milano, BArch, Interior Architect and Design Degree
Design History, Interior Design in different situations (residential, offices, collective spaces and
temporary-exhibit design), Product Design – working experience in a Studio c/o Lissoni Associati
Thesis: “Project for an Hotel in Milano” – evaluation score 105/110
Politecnico di Milano, Bachelors, Industrial Design Degree
Design History, Product Design, Exhibit Design, digital representation of the project (AutoCAD
and 3D software, photo editing software), models and mock-up making workshop
Thesis: “Project for a school building” – evaluation score 98/110
Technical Institute for Surveyors “Leonardo da Vinci” – Cologno Monzese, Milano, High School, Surveyor
Tecnical drawing, Technology of constructions, Topography and Surveying, Technical English,
Final Project: “Project for an horizontal condominium” – evaluation score 74/100
Solutia Design Award, 1st Place
Award for the innovative use of glass in the interiors