Tipstudio, co-founded by Imma Matera and Tommaso Lucarini, is a Florentine creative duo operating in different fields of design with an experimental approach. She is a product designer and he is a designer maker, they are determined to transform any idea into a narrative and emotional products. Their research is a dialogue about art, design and craft with a deep care of matter, process and details. In their works they investigate a strong material expressiveness to generate sensorial experiences. They are linked to the roots of a territory expressed through a personal experience and poetic vision.
Tipstudio belives in the narrative and emotion power of an object.
// Secondo Fuoco - Floor Mirror
Secondo Fuoco is an investigation into slags, a solidified foamy mass thrown off that emerges on the surface of molten metal. We wondered about the multiple souls of matter, Its mineral origin, re-obtained by smelting processes and its artificiality driven by man. Developed with the support of an Italian art foundry the project is the result of over one year of researching and experimenting this impure matter often composed of silicates of aluminium and calcium, rock components and metal oxides derived from the melting process. We have chosen to focus on the useless, on metal waste, exploring the potential of the scoria in a link between the traditional approach to foundry culture and the spontaneity of metals.