European Design

MINGOTTI-ZAKER GROUP

When it comes to design, Italy is recognized as a worldwide trendsetter and leader, from interior to fashion and from furniture to industrial design.

The Mingotti-Zaker group was formed in order to offer consultancy and services to those who looking for that ‘Italian touch’ within their interior spaces and ‘Italian style’ to their furniture. The group was founded by the architects Andreas Mingotti and Reza Zaker and works within an international body of experts in the field of furniture and interior design.
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The two architects first collaborated on the renovation projects of an exclusive villa in Monte Carlo and a luxury apartment in Milan. This was during Zakers time at the architect studio of Riva, a well-known jet society architect from Milan. Riva was involved in the creation of the exclusive shop interiors of the Italian fashion designer Gianfranco Ferré, and he is now collaborating with the famous jewellery brand Vhernier, designing its exclusive boutiques.

Currently the group focuses on hand-picking a selection of different Italian furniture pieces to provide clients with the perfect selection of items, from lounge-sets to kitchen and office furniture. With a professional architectural and design vision and in collaboration with prominent producers and craftsman, the group provides clients with a high level of personalisation on items with the ultimate Italian grandeur and quality.

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Andrea Mingotti,

(Udine, 1975) Graduated in Architecture in 2004 at IUAV in Venice.

In 2005 he passed the Architectural Practice Examination.

During and after his university studies he began planning and designing different executive and residential buildings showing a great eye for detail and accuracy in selecting materials. In 2008 he started his collaboration with Ezio Riva. Recently, the architect has concluded the restructuring and design of various luxury apartments both in Italy and abroad (Milan, Venice, Lugano, Monaco, London).

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Reza Zaker,

(Shiraz, 1987) graduated in Architecture in Yazd in 2009.

In 2009 he started a master course in Architectural Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Milan. In 2011 he started his internship at Studio Riva where he continued to work for two more years, collaborating mainly with Andrea Mingotti.

Currently he is doing a Ph.D research project at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (BarcelonaTech) on BIM systems (Building Information models ) and IPD methods (integrated project delivery).