Antonio Maurizio GrioliDean, School of Fashion
Antonio Maurizio Grioli is an Italian origin fashion designer, who lived and completed his studies in England. The combination of two opposite perception of beauty has over the years defined an eclectic signature, accuracy for details combined to unusual structure. His curiosity and aptitude to learn have addressed him towards an academic career. He has worked for well know institute both in Europe and Asia. His desire of continuous research on how a garment belong to a context and how a garment adapts to different bodies has allowed him to win two prestigious competitions: in 2003 he was awarded as Young designer of the year in Bristol and similarly in 2008 he achieved the title of emerging talent in Rome. The fashion education field has allowed him to travel across different cultures and this defines why he continuously experiments on contaminations of techniques looking at building future design scenarios.