ABOUT ME 

Umberto Menasci ,born in Rome in 1972, after about 3 years of Graduate Studies at the Faculty of Law, decides to completely change the direction of his studies. In 1995, he  enrolles at the European Institute of Design in Rome to study Interior Design and Furniture Design.

After graduating in 1999,  he partnered  with some architectural studies for about 3 years.

In 2002 started his own business,  realizing his first Store of Shirts "ASOLE E BOTTONI",  in the Historic Center of Rome.

Today Umberto Menasci mainly deals with design of houses (residential) and  shops. The next step is to be able to realize Furnitures in the Design Industry.

In 2014 starting using the technologies of 3d printing try to

explore the design of jewels inspired to the architecture and 

engineering forms with the brand SOON jewels.

2015 International collaborations with the office of interior design of Nurit Leshem as interior/product designer and 3d visualizer.

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DESIGN AWARDS

2001 - 1 prize for Kitchen and ecological chair

“Green Home the ecological house”

 

2002 Contest “Ufficio ideale” office furniture system

for public body and coordinate image.

 

2005 “Sara young designer award” Sara Assicurazione

with the project Office Essential.

 

2005 Special Mention “Small Train station for

Ferrovie dello Stato like collaborator with G.Pasquali

 

2009 Special Mention for the contest ”Beer bottles

in public spaces” 02 Italia Co-Creando

2005 Special Mention “Small Train station for

Ferrovie dello Stato like collaborator with G.Pasquali

 

2009 Special Mention for the contest ”Beer bottles

in public spaces” 02 Italia Co-Creando

2011 Designboom "Hands on door handles" contest shortlisted

2017 Schott Ceran contest "FUSICS" shortlisted with the 

30 finalist exhibited in the London design fair

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