Following a degree in business economics at the Bocconi University in Milan in 1991 with a thesis on internationalization processes in Eastern Europe, Antonella started working in Promos – an agency within the Milan Chamber Of Commerce specialized in international activities – where she developed promotional projects in Eastern Europe and Russia before taking over the role of manager for Europe, CIS and China.
From 2000 to 2002 Antonella worked for the Università del Sacro Cuore Milan where she introduced quality certification (ISO 9000: vision 2000) for strategic services.
Between 2002 and 2008 she was Director of international promotion for Federlegno-Arredo, the industrial federation which unites the most important companies in the supply chain for wood and furnishings.
During this time Antonella gained important experience in the area of trade show and promotional event organization within the world of design, developing in-depth knowledge of the sector.
Winner of the Donna Manager 2008 award, Antonella founded Lanari Associates in 2009; as Managing Director she coordinates a group of top level professionals who have the skills to provide qualified services to public and private companies and institutions.
Following a degree in 1994 at the Politecnico in Milan, Laura consolidated her experience with COSMIT, the company which organizes the Milan Salone Internazionale del Mobile and was Image and Communication Manager up until 2006.
She managed exhibitions including Mobili Italiani 1961-1991. Le Varie Età dei linguaggi, Stanze e Segreti and 1951-2001 Made in Italy in Milan in 1991, 2000 and 2001 as well as carrying out communication and image projects both in Italy and abroad including the participation of the Italian Enti Fieristici for Italia in Cina in Beijing in 1997 and the launch of the Saloni Worldwide in Moscow in 2005.
Among other publications, Laura is author of the book Trentacinque anni di design al Salone del Mobile (Cosmit ,1996), she is the curator of Trecase (Electa, 2006) and co-curator of The Art Of Display (Skira, 2006) and Immaginando Prometeo (Charta, 2003)
She subsequently wrote for both Interni Magazine and Lotus, was co-curator of Goal! A Parade of Contemporary Italian Design (Mumbai 2007, Istanbul 2008) and in charge of External Relations and Communication for Edra.
Laura looks after all the image and communication activities as well as cultural events for Lanari Associates.
Some of today’s and yesterday’s clients
Atlas Concorde, Ceramica D’Imola, Ceramiche Marca Corona, Fap Ceramiche, Garden Art, Giovanni De Maio, Granito Ceramico, Green srl, Indel B, La Cividina, Lea Ceramica, La Murrina, Lea Ceramiche, Mast Elements, Matteograssi, Mirage, Italgraniti, Loloey, Moroso, Mosaico Digitale, Petracer’s Ceramics, Pierantonio Bonacina, PSM, Radici Carpet, Roberti Rattan, Sicis, Tre-P&Tre-Più.
Altagamma, Anie, Confindustria Ceramica-Ceramics of Italy, Trentino Export
Alessandro La Spada, Studio Cerquiglini e Rossi,
Today’s and yesterdays clients in collaboration with our partners
Artsana, Bi&L Singapore, Cavicel, Comelz, Dulevo, EbnEuro, Epoca, Esaote, Euromac, Eurostandard, Faac, Fom, Forge Monchieri, Freud, G.D.A Marmi, Hbs Valves and Hydraulic components, Ime Technology, Inim Electronic, Kontron, Mo-El, Officine Iori, Oltremare, Nidec, Nuova Pdm, Prysmian Italia, Reginox (NL), Rubinetteria 40, SIT, Saer Pompe, Samia, Savelli, Solex, Suncover, Top Cuscinetti, Welka Serrature.
Anie, Assomac, Confindustria Ceramica-Ceramics of Italy, Evaet, Industriali Reggio Emilia, MarmoMacchine, Singapore Mozaic (SINGAPORE), Trentino Export.