Design Art & Floral
Top 8 in the WorldCup
Top 8 in the WorldCup
I was just 10 years old when I saw a shining light in my fathers eyes that transformed into the dream that is now mine today.
Passion, innovation, dignity, competence and professionalism are the words that take form in an emerging new Art.
After specialising in Architecture and Interior Design, in 1995 he joined his father in founding the floral art school Laboratorio Idee in which he is responsible for creative development.
Since 2001, he has been an international floral art teacher and lecturer in Space Design (a course he coined).
From 2008 to 2013, he was called to play the prestigious role of Art Director of the renowned company "VGnewtrend", the world's leading company in luxury design and furnishing accessories, for which he designs successful collections and furniture presented in the world's most important locations and trade fairs.
Since 2014, he has been the Artistic Director of "Brummel Interiors", a company operating in the high-end range of kitchens luxury kitchens and furniture, taking care of product design and the company's image. In 2015, he joined the Designers of Visionnaire, a well-known and prestigious furniture company of the Cavalli family specialising in extra-luxury glamour. Since 2016 he has been the Creative Director of the Luxia by Bocchio brand where he looks after the product collections and the company image. In 2019 in Philadelphia he reached the peak of his career: appointed to represent Italy at the World Cup, he took Italy into the world Top 10 for the first time in history, the extraordinary result places him among the world's Top 10 Floral Designers.
From 2020 he will be the TV face of Mediaset and La7 for columns dedicated to the floral sector. Since 2021 he has been the Artistic Director of Ale-Import, a company specialising in furnishing accessories, vases and containers, where he is responsible for product research and design and the general coordination of creativity, giving the company an innovative edge.
A dreamer and nature lover, forever in search of emotions, suggestions and perceptions, she loves her work because through material matter,
form and colour she can impart all that she has learned from nature, with an awareness that art does not exist where there is not nature. Under the direction of the floral art master Carmelo Antonuccio,
from 2002 Marilena has been part of the professional register of the School Nazionale Laboratorio Idee and since 2004 that of the teachers register, teaching and holding courses and demonstrations of an international nature.
From 2008 to 2013 she held the prestigious role of art designer at the renowned company "VGnewtrend", a world leader in luxury design and furnishing accessories, where she designed and planned many successful furnishings and accessory collections, which were presented in the most important locations and fairs in the world. Since 2014 she has been a designer at "Brummel Interiors", a company operating in the high-end kitchen and luxury furnishings market, responsible for the design of products and the image of the company. Since 2015 she designed the Living-Home line for the renowned brands Aston Martin Interiors, Mercedes Benz Style and Faoma.
In 2015 she joined the designers of Visionnaire, the highly acclaimed, prestigious furniture company of the Cavalli family specialising in super luxury glamour. In 2019 she put her creative mind into the design of the works that brought Italy for the first time in history to the World Top 10, being the official assistant to the Italian candidate for the World Cup of Floral Design, the highest recognition that a teacher can aspire to.
The Degree in Design and Fashion Disciplines, amplifies her knowledge and technically strengthens her extraordinary skills.
We are the television faces of Floral Art through two thematic shows,
the first on Mediaset: "Ricette all'italiana" which includes 20 episodes,
the second on La7: "Il fiore perfetto" which includes 10 episodes