Luca Alessandrini is an innovation design engineer and entrepreneur.

BIO

With a background that encompasses Sociology and Communication, Luca Alessandrini grows up immersed in the world of design and entrepreneurship thanks to his family company, Stilema, where he worked as designer and export manager in the Chinese and Middle-East market. Intrigued by innovative disruptive processes and ideas generation, in 2014 Luca moves to London to join the double master in Innovation Design Engineering between Royal College of Art and Imperial College where he graduates with “distinction” in 2016. Thanks to this international innovation- based path, the same year Luca patents a revolutionary approach to exploit the acoustic properties of composite materials. With the use of this new technology, he designs some violins and speakers made with silk and spider silk obtaining international recognition and the world media attention. Luca is currently working for/in his startup, Fibreacoustics, dealing with materials and acoustics R&D implementing new musical instruments prototypes, speakers, environmental acoustics components and consulting brands like Bvlgari and Mogees.

AWARDS

In November 2016, Luca won the International Student Innovation Award 2016 from London&Partners and the London's Mayor Sadiq Khan. The award included a 10k research grant.

In May 2017, Luca has been awarded for the his innovation with the international violin prize Andrea Postacchini.

Last April 2018, a musical instruments designed by Luca has been awarded with the third prize for the national guitar making contest Dalla Natural al Suono.

EXHIBITIONS