is an architectural firm located between Milan and Como.
The architects Riccardo Gussoni
and Davide Cattaneo
, and the interior designer Roberto Cassago
are the cornerstone of the firm, which is composed also of a group of others architects, interior designers, visual designers and stylists.
The staff is composed by:
visual designer Ilaria Bernini
, architect Federica Beltrame
, interior designer Federica Dal Lago
, architect Mattia Girgenti
, architect Carolina Porro
, visual designer Alessandra Chiolerio
. The interior designer and stylist Patrizia Cappellini
and the stylist Rossella Battaglia
collaborate with Od'A.
Before his degree in Architecture Riccardo Gussoni
gained a long experience in a technical office. Later he was the artistic director in an interior design firm producing glass objects. After his Degree at Politecnico di Milano, he joined the Association of Architects of Milano. He achieved a Master in Design Management at Domus Academy
, and in landscape Architecture at Politecnico di Milano
. He has been the creative director of an industrial design firm and at the same time as a freelance, he developed different projects of civil and industrial architecture, set-up for exibitions and fairs, projects of products and home furnishing. He was the art director in a furnishing department for many years. developing their architectural firm and many indipendent interior design projects. From 2000 to 2011 Riccardo Gussoni has been theacher at Istituto Europeo di Design in Milano. He held courses of Interior design and Events Scenic design.
The associate studio Gussoni Cattaneo
was born in 2000. This architectural firm developed art direction's activity, interior design projects, set-up stands for Salone del Mobile and Eurocucina in Milano, shop design for many furniture shops, bar and restaurants, design for home furnishing.
built his career working for many years in a professional studio, taking care of projects for furniture industry firms. He was in a design management studio, where he was responsible for interior design and set-ups. He graduated in Architecture from Politecnico di Milano presenting a thesis about the architectonic restauration of Giulio Romano's Palazzo Te in Mantova and he joined the Association of Architects of Como provinces. From 2000 he started his joint venture as freelance with Riccardo Gussoni.
In 2007 Roberto Cassago
went into business with the firm, with his entry the studio Od'A design
was born, a new business fully dedicated to Architecture and Interior Design.
The two architectural offices develope complementary employments, working on projects that include architecture, interior design, artistic direction for furniture companies, products design, visual and graphic comunication.
graduated in Interior Design from Istituto Europeo di design in Milano, he worked for several years in a furniture company, coordinating technical offices and developing technical and commercial activities. Later he gained experience in a technical design office, working simultaneously on the planning of commercial spaces, shops and restaurants, he developed concepts for the set-up of some stands for Salone del Mobile and Eurocucina in Milano and followed their techical advancement.
From the meeting with Riccardo Gussoni and Davide Cattaneo, many new projects of architecture and interior design, in Italy and worldwide, were born. Together they develope concepts and architectural projects, working on different extents, from the interior design of single-family house to the project of a whole villa, classical and modern, up to greater and more complex architectural projects.
Out of Italy Od’A avail itself of local specialists and professionals, capitalizing on potentialities and competencies of the local specialists.
In the parallel work of the two offices is recognisable the way in which the designers analise and develope every problem ex-novo, never duplicating the same standard of style from one project to the other. This method allows the designers to reach a personal unique interpretation for each project, so that their style is recognizable, defined by knowledge, care and detailed study of every single situation and design problems.
Furthermore Od’A design
and Gussoni Cattaneo studio
dedicate to products design, home furnishing and lighting, in addition to artistic direction of some furniture companies.