Giovanni Pellone - Creative Director in Tokyo

Giovanni Pellone

I'm a creative director in Tokyo, Japan

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I speak English, Japanese, and Italian

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About me

My life and design career span three continents. I grew up in Rome, Italy. I studied design at Parsons School of Design and Pratt Institute in New York, where I also worked as a designer for many years. I was the co-founder of the Brooklyn-based design manufacturer Benza, pioneering the use of computer-controlled processes in the production of affordable design objects. I am currently the Creative Director of Giovanni Pellone Design, my Tokyo-based multicultural and multidisciplinary design studio.

My Creations

  1. Pinup Clock

    3 February 18:51

    If we refer to really awful time as “hard time”, then its opposite, the really wonderful and amazing time, should be thought of as “soft time”.

    Soft, warm and cozy, the Pin Up clock is recycled polar fleece blanket holding a clock movement. it is stretched and held onto the... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  2. For this unique, Japanese-owned New York hotel, the visual branding brief demanded a sophisticated western look with Japanese flair, and a realistic icon symbolizing a safe heaven for its Japanese guests in New York.

    The Kitano's guardian angel is more than a western samurai at the service of the hotel's... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  3. We designed this interactive ordering engine for a complex product that offers the customer a range of options in size (number of inner food containers), color, graphics, finish and materials. Our engaging solution greatly simplifies the options selection and ordering process, allowing people to quickly visualize their selection and compare... continue reading (0, 0 images)