Laetitia de Allegri is a Swiss-born London based designer, creative consultant and colour specialist. Her work encompasses a diversity of applications from industrial products and furniture to interior projects, both in private and public commissions. Laetitia’s approach puts emphasis on the balance between beauty and functionality, sculptural and industrial, employing these aspects within her practice in the most simple and pure ways.
Ace Hotel, Airbnb, Arabeschi di Latte, Arts Co, Barber Osgerby, Bloomberg, Casone, COS, Flik Flak/ Swatch Ltd, FranklinTill, MAP Project Office Johnson Tiles, Marc Newson Ltd, Manos del Uruguay, M.i.h Jeans, Oxo Tower Wharf / Coin Street Community Builders, Pierre Yovanovitch, P.Joseph, The London Design Festival, The Rug Company, Salviati, Stylus Media Group Ltd, Tom Dixon, Victoria & Albert Museum London, Wallpaper*.
After graduating in 2004 from Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne (ECAL) Laetitia joined Barber Osgerby, where she worked for six years. From 2010 to date she works as an independent designer, colour and creative consultant for the likes of Marc Newson, Tom Dixon, Alexander Taylor, Barber & Osgerby, Stylus Media Group Ltd, MAP Project Office, P.Joseph and FranklinTill.
In 2013, she established her own studio in London and started new collaborations. From 2013 to 2014, de Allegri collaborated with Eva Feldkamp, presenting their first product collection Issue No. 1 at the London Design Festival in 2013 followed by Issue No. 2 at Edit by designjunction in Milan during the 2014 Furniture Fair.
For the London Design Festival in 2014, Laetitia joined forced with Matteo Fogale and created a new studio under the name of de Allegri & Fogale. Together they launched -ISH, a collection of furniture and products entirely made from recycled and post-industrial reclaim for which they won a Wallpaper Design Award in 2015. Since then they collaborated on various projects for the V&A Museum, Casone, Salviati, Bloomberg, COS, Wallpaper, Airbnb and more.
Nesta project (2002), a nomination for les Lunetier du Jura (2002), 2nd price of “Dream On’’ Türmiluus Lombriser AG, Flawil (2006), a nomination and distinction from the Lausanne Jardins competition for her design, On Stage (2014), “Best Denim” Wallpaper Awards (2015), Dwell “Young Guns 2015”, Dwell’s annual survey of the best emerging designers.
Part of the permanent collection of the Musée de design et d’arts appliqués contemporains (MUDAC) in Lausanne (2004), Galerie Kreo in Paris (2005), the Milan Furniture Fair Salone Satellite (2007), world touring exhibition of somewhat different from IFA (2005-2015), at Brompton Design District during the London Design Festival (2013), designjunction at Milan Design Week (2014), at Ace Hotel, London Design Festival (2018) Within de Allegri & Fogale at Herrick Gallery during the London Design Festival (2014), IMM Cologne (2015), Wallpaper Handmade during Milan Design Week (2015), Victoria & Albert museum for the London Design Festival (2015), Well Being 4.0, Heimtextile Theme Park (2016), Makers and Bakers for Airbnb during Milan Design Week (2016), London Design Festival (2016), Oxo Tower Wharf (2016) and world touring exhibition Pure Gold from IFA (2016-2026), Maison & Objects (2017) Mystical Solace during Milan Design Week (2017), Doppia Firma during Milan design week (2018), HomoFarber (2018).
LECTURES AND TEACHING:
Design Museum (2017), Royal College of Art (2017), Designjunction (2017), Theme Park Heimtextile (2016), Domus Academy(2015 & 2016) Hhfg- Karlsruhe (2015) Ma.tt.er; during the London Design Festival (2015)