Stefano Papi graduated in Industrial Design at the university of Rome “La Sapienza”.
He introduced “Aura the scooter of the future” in his thesis, the design that won the Aprilia Design Prize 2002 and that was developed in collaboration with the Paretti Studio.
He has been dedicating himself to the development of products and the making of films and audiovisual presentations, collaborating as a freelance professional with various design studios. He looks after the Communications side of various products and concepts for internet sites.
In 2005 he started his collaboration with Slamp which led him deeper into the company industrial process mechanisms. As of today, he deals with the optimization and innovation of these processes, as well as the making of products and exhibition display materials.
He also took care of the production processes of Nigel Coates’ lamps, which were displayed at the 11th Biennale of Architecture in Venice.
In 2008 he designed the suspension lamp “Goccia di Luce” (Drop of Light), in 2011 “Morgana”.