Shiro studio is a London based design practice established by Andrea Morgante in 2009, committed to the creation of unique architecture and objects. The studio believes in integrity of materials, purity of perception, coherence. Nature’s efficiency, digital fabrication and art are recurrent trajectories of investigation that permeate the studio visual language and design process.
Andrea Morgante - Shiro Studio
Andrea Morgante is a registered ARB, RIBA Architect in the UK. After working in 1997 with RMJM in London he joined Future Systems in 2001 where he became Associate Director, working closely alongside the late Jan Kaplicky. In 2008 he collaborated with Ross Lovegrove, developing a number of innovative energy self-sufficient architecture projects. In 2012 Andrea completed the construction of the Enzo Ferrari Museum in Italy, winning the prestigious RIBA International Award.
Since its inception Shiro studio has continuously engaged in architecture and product design. Since 2009 the studio has completed projects for, amongst others, Ferrari, Alessi, M&C Saatchi, Peroni, D-Shape, Agape, Poltrona Frau, Seiko Japan, Electa. Andrea’s work has been extensively published on numerous magazines and book, including Wallpaper, Casabella, IW, Casa Brutus, The Independent, Architect’s Journal, Blueprint, Icon, Interni, Stella Magazine, receiving numerous international awards.
Andrea is also Visiting Professor at the Milan Polytechnic where he teaches spatial design.