Studio Superfluo bases its activities on innovation process, for the production of furniture and custom-made products, by giving new dignity to the waste material through sustainable design and craftsmanship. After the first meetings of Industrial Design students, the result is Studio Superfluo, born in 2010 to be a stable group with concrete activities. Studio Superfluo is a collective of professionals that deals with sustainable design, craftsmanship, custom furniture and sharing planning.
Currently the group consists of Daniel Barco, Daniele Bucci, Gianluca Buttinelli, Francesco Fortino, Claudio Mansueto, Martina Muggiri and Sebastian Pirisi. The group follows a path that crossed Italy, from Rosarno to Padua - via Torino and arrived in Austria, Slovenia and Brazil. Along the way, Studio Superfluo recounted it’s idea concerning sustainability with local communities, by interpreting international languages and cultures, and by interpreting social innovation, urban regeneration, sustainable production, community.
In 2013 Studio Superfluo become the tutor of Cantiere Aperto at the International Festival of of Urban Regeneration of Rosarno, participated with a lecture at the ViennaOpen Festival 2013, whereas in Brazil realized the "Superfluo das Geraes" project in Belo Horizonte, in collaboration with the JA.CA center for art and innovation, by involving the children of Jardim Canada. In Turin started the project of the Centro Giovani Cantiere Barca and in Pompèu - in Brazil to - teached catadores Association Ascapèu how to become carpenters.
Studio Superfluo creates well-designed and tailored small series, by respecting the product cycle and by building furniture made to last. In the offices several digital projects are developed, such as interior design and innovative products, whereas outside the group spreads seminars, lectures and workshops on the theme of sustainable development.
Studio Superfluo is the promoter of Co.Rete, that is a project suggesting a different idea of development and sharing, positive and sustainable, along with the other Roman collaborative organizations.
interior and exterior design