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    Francesca Macr/design

    www.FrancescaMacri.it

  • Francesca Macr was born in Turin. Prior to receiving a Masters in Industrial Design with a specialization in Eco-Design at the Politecnico di Torino, she studied Graphic Design at the IAAD and did advertising for AroundInside and Altrimenti magazines. For Proges Design, a fashion sportswear manufacturer, she created prints and embroideries. She has received awards from Food Design 5, Corto Dams Festival, Accessori & Design, ManifestaZOOne, Gwangju Biennal Design, Vittorio Bonacina Award, which were published in DAS Design After School, Piemonte Torino Design, Biennial of Young Artist from Europe and the Mediterranean, and magazines Il Sole 24 Ore, Activa, Plastdesign, Modo, and has been noticed at the 13th Edition of the Biennial of Young Artist from Europe and the Mediterranean, RES International Art Programme (Brazil), Gwangju Design Biennial (Korea), Torino Design Capital, Macef, Milan and Italian show-rooms. In collaboration with 5 of the major european design universities on the Eco and Narciso Project.

    Her singular methodology and ethic applies to the study of a material or a concept by which she gathers contextual information i.e. social, cultural, ethical, biological, technological and ecological. Francesca Macris end goal is to attain innovation; its success is not only in producing a formally designed object but also to nd its links to emotional and symbolic values.

    At the same time, she ideated the lecture and workshop Theater and Design, and was assistant-professor of Industrial Design at the Politecnico di Torino. Since 2005, she has always worked in cross-disciplinary projects spanning the visual arts and design. With an inquisitive and conclusive mind, Francesca Macr has kept a wide, articulated and problem solving vision, resulting in collaborations with academic institutions, large and small industries, and with designers, architects and photography directors.

    an extensive research and a rigorous methodology to look beyond common views and obtain innovation.

  • Mechanical Ring For Him and for Her, 2008Design: Laura DAprile, Francesca Macr

    White Gold and DiamondsPrototype by Muse engineering solution & design

    Jewelry worn to reduce fiction between two souls in movement.

    Competition:Accessori e Design, 2nd prize

    Exhibitions:DAS Design After School (Nov/Dec08) University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy.

    Le Vie del Design (Nov08) - Rivoli (To), Italy.

    BEARING

    JEWELLERY

  • Zip Necklace, 2010Design: Francesca MacrAn ironic jewelry series made from waste products. Objectives gives to discarded materials a new life making accessories with a strong personality.

    OBJECTIVES/zip

    JEWELLERY

  • Slash series, 2010Design: Marco Bernini, Francesca MacrA series of concretes urban design.Produced by Cementubi S.p.a.

    Exhibitions:100% design London 2010Super Design London 2010Il Villaggio del Design, ADI, Pinerolo, Italy 2010Esperienza Italia 150, Torino, 2011

    SLASH

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  • Slash series, 2010Design: Marco Bernini, Francesca MacrA series of concretes urban design.Produced by Cementubi S.p.a.

    Exhibitions:100% design London 2010Super Design London 2010Il Villaggio del Design, ADI, Pinerolo, Italy 2010Esperienza Italia 150, Torino, 2011

    SLASH

    URBAN

  • Bath accessories, 5 pieces, 2008-currentDesign: Marco Bernini, Francesca Macr

    Produced by MOD DesignStainless steel and ceramic.

    Exhibition:DAS Design After School (Nov/Dec08) University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

    PRISMA

    PRODUCT

  • VASIBath accessories, 5 pieces, 2008-current

    Design: Marco Bernini, Francesca MacrProduced by MOD Design

    Enamelled ceramics and stainless steel.

    Exhibition:Piedmont Turin Design (Jun/Sep08),

    Palazzo della Regione Piemonte, Turin, Italy

    PRODUCT

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    Block-note bracelet, 2008 Design: Francesca Macr

    Exhibitions:Denota (Oct/Nov08) Casa del Conte Verde, Rivoli (TO), Italy

    Competition:Mentioned by the jury, I Notambuli (Nov/Dec08) CNA Turin Chamber of Commerce, Italy

    WEAR-ABLA

    PRODUCT

  • Hangers + packaging Solution, 2005. Design: Francesca MacrCartboard or plastic sheet, cut, folded and printed in an economical process to create a bag and hanger simultaneously. Competitions:Winner, Design Biennial (Oct/Nov05) - Gwangju, KoreaWinner of 21x21, Macef (Jan05) - Milan, Italy Second prize Crazypack (2010) - Milan, Italy

    BAGRUCCIA

    PRODUCT

  • A+B

    Modular Seating, 2005Design: Laura DAprile, Francesca Macr, David VassalloFull and empty shapes define the modular wicker seating system. A wide range of combinations and functional solutions make this furniture highly recommended to both the public and private sector.

    Competition:Winner, Vittorio Bonacina competition- Wicker, Flexible Design

    FURNITURE

  • Desk, 2009Design: Marco Bernini, Francesca Macr

    Commissioned by Vodafone as versatile sales counters and/or conference desks.Trunck can be rotated in 3 positions.

    VODAFONE DESK

    FURNITURE

  • SEE-BOXVanity cabinets, 2009Design: Francesca Macr, Marco BerniniProduced by MOD Design

    Exhibitions:100% design London 2010Il Villaggio del Design, ADI, Pinerolo, Italy 2010

    FURNITURE

  • Mirror, 2010Design: Francesca Macr, Marco BerniniProduced by MOD Design

    BAROQUE

    FURNITURE

  • FURNITURE

    Roll holder, 2010-currentDesign: Francesca Macr, Marco BerniniProduced by MOD DesignSteel

    Exhibition:Il Villaggio del Design, ADI, (Sep10) Pinerolo, Italy

    POP/freccia

  • FURNITURE

    Shelf, 2010-currentDesign: Francesca Macr, Marco BerniniProduced by MOD DesignSteel

    Exhibition:Il Villaggio del Design, ADI, (Sep10) Pinerolo, Italy

    POP/skyline

  • FURNITURE

    Hanger, 2010-currentDesign: Francesca Macr, Marco BerniniProduced by MOD DesignSteel

    Exhibition:Il Villaggio del Design, ADI, (Sep10) Pinerolo, Italy

    POP/cuore

  • Towel holder, 2010-currentDesign: Francesca Macr, Marco BerniniProduced by MOD DesignSteel

    Exhibition:Il Villaggio del Design, ADI, (Sep10) Pinerolo, Italy

    POP/scaletta

    FURNITURE

  • ECOPIZZA

    Pizza box, 2010

    Design: Francesca MacrecoPIZZA is an innovative concept of takeaway pizza

    REUSABLEit doesnt alter the tastes, maintains the temperature, is stackable, has a retractable

    handle, and it is also a dish and it goes into the dishwasher.

    Competitions and exhibitions:Food Design 6 (Nov10) London Metropolitan University

    Food Design 6 (Oct10) Eataly, Turin, Italy

    FOOD

  • SWEET PIERCING

    Candy Jewelry, 2008Design: Francesca Macr, Laura DAprile, Irene Pittatore

    Scrumptious and transparent jewels to show off, match and taste: A piercing designed to be eaten.

    Competitions and exhibitions:Food Design 5 (Oct09) Eataly, Tokyo, Japan, 2nd prize

    Food Design 5 (Oct08), artwork mentioned by the jury - Eataly, Turin, Italy

    FOOD

  • Packaging for truffles, 2008Design: Marco Bernini, Francesca Macr, Laura DAprileAn earthenware casket to hold the precious truffle - fruit of a very special earth, comes with the protective fabric (to keep the funghi moist) printed and cut out as leaves of the plants under which the precious truffles thrive.

    INTERRACOTTA (Inearthenware)

    Competitions and exhibitions:Mentioned by the jury, The shape of the truffle (Oct08) Palatartufo Giacomo Morra, Alba (CN), Italy, Green Point of Torino Design week 2009, Marco Polo, Turin, Italy, Nominee

    FOOD

  • PRT--DEGUSTER

    Wine vaporisers, 2008Design: Francesca Macr, Laura DAprile, Irene Pittatore

    Pret--porter wine-tasting: di-vine tasting.

    Competitions and exhibitions:Vinitaly (Apr09) Verona, Italy, Nominee

    Food Design 5 (Oct08) - Eataly, Turin, ItalyGreen Point of Torino Design week 2009, Free to be you, Turin, Italy

    FOOD

  • Workshop, 2008-currentDesign: Francesca Macrwith Politecnico di Torino and Universit degli Studi di TorinoAn innovative workshop that match Ecology, Design and Theatre to explore our thoughts, our actions and our way to work as designer.More information on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPOz8EvyMks Politecnico di Torino - Design workshops, 2009Politecnico di Torino - Design workshops, 2010High School - Circolo Didattico Ilaria Alpi, 2010

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    Interactive website, 2008Design: Francesca Macr, Irene Pittatore

    Project of interaction design, selected for the 13th edition of the Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean, dedicated to kairos. The project attempts to stimulate artists and visitors to interact with a map of Bari venue of the event and leave on it messages recalling the most important and prolific creative change in everybodys lives.

    Competitions and exhibitions:Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean (May08) BariGeografia del Cambiamento (Apr/May08) - Artintown, Turin, Italy

    GEOGRAPHY OF CHANGE

  • A didactic research and reflection by 6 european design academies on Material, its workmanship and manufacturing.

    ECO AND NARCISO Material Culture/Design

    Workshop, 2008

    A didactic research and reflection by 6 European Design Academies on MATERIAL, its workmanship and manufacturing.The project, STONE, given to the students of the Politecnico di Torino, aimed to provid