Claudio Caramel


Born in Padua on 9/29/1957, Claudio Caramel graduated in Architecture at the Istituto Universitario di Architettura di VENEZIA in November 1982. Owner of Studio Architecture Caramel established in 1960 by his father, he has performed numerous projects in the fields of  restoration, interior architecture and exterior architecture. He participated in a number of competitions including Prato della Valle, The Teatro di Rimini (project 1986), Europan 1 in the District of via Chiesavecchia (project 1991), Shopping Center type eco sustainable (2000). He is currently working on the design of the new department of environmental engineering of the University of Padua and the restoration of Colombara Bastia di Rovolon (1400). Caramel is artistic director of Morellato Design, RDS/By Constanze Kleis, Even, Ark Technologies and Sponsor Wanted. At the end of the 1980s he collaborated with Enrico Baleri on the design of the shop Lucetrend (via Rome, Padua - published in Internal). At the end of 1999 he was published on the internet "The house of Jaco", essay/story, one of the first Italian electronic books. In 1999 he won the prize for architecture Oderzo City/Territory for the design of offices in Padua published in Almanac of Casabella, Abitare, Modo and Box. He has also won the Topten for the chair P19 produced by Prototype (Udine). His works have been exhibited in Milan, Verona, Padova, Paris, Rome, Treviso, Oderzo, Japan and the United States. In 2001 he was invited by Giulio Cappellini, Alessandro Mendini, Matteo Thun and Seok-Chul-Kim to design the installation Allestitiva (Marmomacc and Abitare). In 2002 he became artistic director of the new collection Morellato Design which also involves Ettore Sottsass, Denis Santachiara and four young designers Orlando, Paruccini, Shintani, Varotto. In 2003 he presented at the Salone del Mobile in Milan a new system of washbasins for Even, a new cup for the new bar Diemme Caffe and the new Alessi shop, prototypes for the Dupont exhibition in Milan and a work for the traveling exhibition "a bag rule of art" for Mali.