Ilaria Marelli, architect and designer, founded in 2004 the creative lab ilaria marelli studio, specialized in product, exhibition and interior design. The studio also provides strategy and trend consultancy to fashion and design companies. She has designed products and collections for IVV, Cappellini, Cassina, Zanotta, Fiam, Coro, Bonaldo, E&Y, Coin, Invicta, Lancia and Tivoli Audio, working both on series products and unique pieces for international exhibitions. Ilaria Marelli develops fashion and furniture exhibit projects, and designs showrooms and private interiors, where she coordinates the design process from the idea to the set up, thanks to positive collaborations with all the companies involved in the project. Interested in the social and cultural aspect of the design content, she promotes the first Italian project of co-housing, she teaches industrial design at Milano Politecnico and collaborates with Poli.design on applied research projects. Ilaria Marelli was designated by the Italian Culture Ministry to be member of the first Italian Design Council, and in 2008 has received MILANODONNA Award 2008, “Giovani Donne” (young women) category, founded and assigned by Milan mayor Letizia Moratti.