Davide was born in Badia Polesine in 1986. He studied Comics and Illustration at the Accademia di Belle Arti of Bologna, where he graduated with honors in Comics Languages. He participated in many workshops with publishing experts in Italy and abroad. Cartoonist, illustrator and graphic facilitator.

Passions
He loves humor, people, drawing, complex TV series plots and nonsense.

Davide Abbate

Illustrator

Lucio was born in Rimini in 1977. He studied arts in Pesaro and Urbino.
He gets passionate about graffiti writing and muralism. He has worked for over a decade as graphic designer, while progressively feeling the need to a return to “things made by hands”. This shift brought him over the last years to work as artist, illustrator and graphic facilitator.

Passions
Art, medieval times, old castles, bikes, pizza (so much of it), explosions, internet memes.

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Lucio Bolognesi

Graphic Facilitator

Born in Pioraco (MC) in 1983, Chiara finds herself in the world of music, working at big festivals and gaining experience in communication, team management and events. Always looking for the perfect words, she loves reading and writing, loose herself in a text and synthesize it, clear up.

Passions
She loves spending time at high altitude in the Sibillini National Park, connecting people and communities, her cats, listening to the deers’ roars, To-Do lists and trees.

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Chiara Caporicci

Media & Marketing

Born in Bruxelles in 1975 Alfredo grew up in Rome, graduated in Bologna and works – since always – around the world. Founder of Housatonic and partner of Matter Group, he works since 20 years as a designer and graphic facilitator helping organizations to better communicate, collaborate and work, in order to have an impact on the world we live in.

Passions
Listening to any kind of music, drawing, travelling and discover places and people.

Alfredo Carlo

Designer / Graphic Facilitator

Born in Friuli Venezia-Giulia in 1993, she studied Comics and Illustration in Bologna and Bruxelles, and Communication Design in Florence. When she was in high school, she used to sum up the philosophy lessons for the whole class, but she never thought she would become a graphic facilitator someday. She’s also illustrator and cartoonist.

Passions
Taking notes, dancing in a theatrical and extravagant way, shoes, marketing books.

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Irene Coletto

Graphic Facilitator / Illustrator

Born in Bologna in 1984, Chiara studied Oriental History and Photography. She works with advertising and communication. Being a process facilitator means to her to listen, understand and connect people.

Passions
She enjoys the smell of fresh air on her skin, discovering new places and breaking borders.

Chiara Cremonini

Process Facilitator

Born in 1982 near Milano, he graduates in Management Engineering and attends Milano Comics School. He has worked as video editor, assistant director, post production guy. Recently, he is still working on illustration and direction of events, for which he made graphics, videos and presentations. He meets and fall in love with graphic facilitation thanks to Alfredo.

Passions
He loves all the animals, nature, cartoons and “…Kung Fuuuuu!”

Claudio Francescato

Graphic Facilitator

Born in 1985, in Beirut (Lebanon), where she first studied Graphic Design and Art Direction at the Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts, later on she acquired a Master Degree in Business Design from Domus Academy – Milan. She currently lives in Bologna where she works as a designer and project manager.

Passions
She lives in a wanderlust world where she loves to explore new countries, learn new cultures and listen to people’s stories.

Rayane Hazim

Project Manager / Designer

Veronica was born in Macerata in 1988. She studied Industrial Design at the University of Studies of San Marino and, afterwards she specialized in Communication Design and Publishing at ISIA Urbino. Graphic designer, illustrator and holds a passion for photography.

Passions
Traveling in un-conventional ways, simple and clean shapes, books and her cats.

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Veronica Maccari

Designer / Illustrator

Stefano was born in Pordenone in 1989.
He grew up in Friuli and then moved to Venice to study graphic design; in 2012 he moved to Urbino to take a degree in Photography for Cultural Heritage.
Since 2015 he lives in Bologna and works as a photographer, mainly for art galleries, design studios and artists.

Passions
Moby Dick, Sharlock Holmes, Duane Michals and Stephen Shore’s works, the white, Corse, Oasis.

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Stefano Maniero

Photographer

Raffaele was born in Fano, Italy in 1981.
He’s a freelance video designer and photographer, working for clients and agencies around the world. His main focus are corporate videos and food photography. He teaches Digital Video at the Academy of Fine Arts in Urbino, Italy.

Passions
Cats, pistachios, flying, good design, good music.

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Raffaele Mariotti

Photographer / Video Designer

Anna was born in Bologna in 1992. She studied at the University in Bolzano, faculty of Design and Arts. After her experience in Germany and London, she came back to Bologna working as a graphic designer.

Passions
She absolutely adores to eat and drink in good company, she likes plants, textiles, doing things with her hands and she’s got a long long list of places she’d like to visit.

Anna Martinuzzi

Designer

Born in 1986 in Tuscany, Marco graduated in Communications at Siena’s. Collecting a string of rather silly jobs, he went from tourist animation to animation software. With his non-traditional, self-taught background, he hopes to bring a different perspective to motion design.

Passions
He’s addicted to lists, movies and learning new things. He loves surreal humor and brewing his own beer at home.

Marco Marzoli

Motion / Interaction Designer

Paolo was born in 1980 in Chiaravalle, Ancona. After a diploma in comics at Scuola Comics Jesi, he went to Bologna to study advertising and graphic design. During the week he is graphic designer, illustrator, musician and teacher.

Passions
He loves art, Rock and laziness.

Paolo Masiero

Graphic Facilitator

Andrea was born on 1986 in Macerata. He attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Urbino, where he specialized in web design, video design and in motion graphics which is his current main occupation. He enjoys moving things but most of all being moved by them.

Passions
Listening, observing constant mutation, discovering roots and getting inspired by that.

Andrea Monachesi

Animator / Motion Designer

Carlo was born in Macerata in 1988. He studied Illustrations and Comics at Accademia di Belle Arti in Bologna and graduated in Communication, Web and Multimedia at Salesiani. Cartoonist, graphic designer and illustrator, when he draws he follows the “bushido”.

Passions
He loves chaos, video games, music, comics, red and cyan.

Carlo Moschettoni

Innovator / Interaction Designer

Cecilia was born in Trento, but she didn’t stay there for long. She started with a degree in Communication Design, and then decided to specialize in Editorial Design at ISIA in Urbino.

Passions
A dedicated insect breeder, she spends most of her money on books.

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Cecilia Negri

Designer / Illustrator

Marcello is born in 1976 in Magna Grecia, studied art and science on the Etruscan coast and graduated in Literature&Philosophy/Visual Art at the Bologna University. He has a ten years experience in the designing, elaborating and producing static and moving images, in close contact with the web languages.

Passions
Philosophy, myths, music, painting, narrative, graphic design and visual culture.

Marcello Petruzzi

Designer / Graphic Facilitator

Silvia was born in Genoa in 1989. After studying in Genoa, France and Urbino, she worked as a freelance graphic designer and illustrator for a few years in her hometown. She is now based in Bologna working at Housatonic.

Passions
She enjoys travelling and being outdoors; she loves old fashioned music and swing dance.

Silvia Robertelli

Designer / Illustrator

Andrea was born and raised in Bologna, where he attended the Language High School and received a Communication degree from the Faculty of Letters. Most of the time Andrea deals with numbers and finance. He would like to do other things if he can only stop time.

Passions
He loves traveling, sports, the wild landscapes, and marshmallows.

Andrea Sacco

Finance Manager

Gianluca, born in 1988 in Genova, is an illustrator and designer. He graduated with a degree in Graphic Design and attended various courses in visual communication. His work has been exhibited widely.

Passions
He takes inspiration from nature, music and zen meditation and loves magazines, illustrated books, art exhibitions and traveling.

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Gianluca Sturmann

Designer / Illustrator

Born under the lovely shadow of Bologna’s hills in 1991, Elena serendipitously stumbled upon the world of graphic facilitation after a degree in Business and Economics at the University of Bologna. She currently works as a content and project manager at Housatonic.

Passions
Graphic novels, cold weather, detective stories, wind, stripes and light wood.

Elena Vasumini

Project & Content Manager

Lara, born in 1985 and grown up in Molise, moved to Bologna where she graduated in Arts, Music and Cinema at Bologna University. She enters magically into the graphic facilitation world as the Project Manager at Housatonic.

Passions
She loves music, traveling, strawberries and pois.

Lara Zentena

Office & Project Manager