LUDOVICA+ROBERTO PALOMBA / PS+A PALOMBA SERAFINI ASSOCIATI
Italian design: the shooting stars of the Italian design scene, the architects and designers, Ludovica+Roberto Palomba, have made an international name for themselves.
Ludovica+Roberto Palomba are famed for their unconventional bathroom, kitchen and living area design; the couple have shot to stardom in the Italian design scene through their work for brands such as Moroso, Poltrona Frau, Cappelini and Boffi. However, they also design for architectural projects, create sets for stage and screen and plan exhibitions. Their unusual designs result from the combination of their feel for architecture, lifestyle and industrial objects. Ludovica Serafini and Roberto Palomba studied architecture at Rome University. They have worked together as partners since 1994 and are co-founders of the company Palomba Serafini Associati (ps+a). The company is based in a studio in Milan.
The “Palomba Collection” is the couple’s first bathroom project for LAUFEN. The boundaries between masculine and feminine forms become blurred in the design of this collection of bathroom ceramics, accessories and furniture. Ludovica+Roberto Paloma describe this concept as the “fingerprint of nature” – now a feature of the style of both designers, who prove here, as well as in other design projects, to be equal partners with neither dominating the other. Items from the “Palomba Collection” have won several design prizes, including the red dot award, the iF product design award and the Design Plus label.
Kartell by Laufen is an architectural concept with a new mode of expression – innovative and rich with emotion, transparency and colour. The Kartell by Laufen bathroom is a synthesis of the work we have done in recent years on the bath and represents an important milestone."