Born in Bergamo, Italy, Alessandra Facchinetti is one of the most celebrated female fashion designers coming our from Italy. For over 25 years, Alessandra Facchinetti has played a role as Creative Director in Italian fashion brands, having helmed design departments at Gucci, Valentino, Miu Miu and Tod’s. Her unique sense of style, which emphasizes the purity of form and the linearity of construction, has undeniably shaped the landscape of contemporary style. She now turns her attention to object design with her first tabletop collection, Circle.
“I’ve always been interested in traditional craft, even as a fashion designer, It was incredibly exciting to be able to interpret this material in a contemporary way, which is something I have always tried to achieve with my work”, says Facchinetti talking about the creative process behind Circle.