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About

I am an eyewear and accessories designer based in Padova, Italy; | I am specialized in the development of branded collections of optical frames and sunglasses on branded collections in the areas of luxury, fashion, streetwear, casual and sport. | Material research, colour concepts, development of exclusive materials with manufacturers | Consulting, market research and planning | Since 2002 I have worked for many companies across Europe and North America. | Everything around me inspires me to create | Red dot award winner for product design 2011 Metropolitan Prescription Frames www.owp.de - METROPOLITAN | If you would like to know more, please feel free to contact me for any info you might need.

September 2014 – today
Design Consultant for EoE GLASSES
Stockholm/Umea (Sweden)

September 2014 – today
Design Consultant for OLIVER GOLDSMITH SUNGLASSES
London (UK)

September 2014 – today
Design Consultant for KENMARK OPTICAL
Louisville (Usa) 

March 2012 – today
Self employed Design Consultant of  Footwear and Leather accessories for several Italians local brands. 

March 2012 – September 2012
Self employed Design Consultant - Creation for GIORGIO ARMANI and DOLCE & GABBANA eyewear collections (Italy)

September 2012 – September 2015
Self employed Design Consultant for OWP (Germany) – collection developing for METROPOLITAN EYEWEAR

September 2010 – March 2012
Senior Designer for DOLCE & GABBANA EYEWEAR Luxottica Group Milano Italy.

Collection development.Define Product Strategy

and Manage development of Collections Elaborate Brief with Designers in line with Product Strategy;

Collections Strategy: analysis and segmentation

Direct link between licensee, brands managers and Product Development Department

Follow up of Plan Dept on product delivery to market

March 2009 – august 2010
Style and product strategy Consultant for Ermanno Scervino (Italy),  Lexington (Sweden),Masunaga (Japan), Stuart Weitzman (USA)

September 2006 – February 2009
Employed at Ego Optiska AB (Stockholm, Sweden) as Creative Director, Style and product strategy as Consultant for sunglasses and optical collections.
Develop and design for the Bjorn Borg booth for the eyewear shows.

February 2005 - September 2006
Employed at Marcolin spa  sited in Longarone (BL) as Senior Designer.
Responsible of creation and development of concepts for TOM FORD, KENNETH COLE brands. 

February 2002 - February 2005
Employed in Safilo Spa, company located in Padova as Designer.

Responsible of creation and development of concepts for POLO RALPH LAUREN and 55DSL.
Worked on:
YVES SAINT LAURENT, BLUEBAY, BURBERRY, DIESEL, DIOR, MAX MARA, VALENTINO,  OXYDO,  CARRERA, GIORGIO ARMANI, GUCCI collections.

November 1999/ January 2002

Employed at Filippi Elettrodomestici S.r.l. located in Arsego (Padova) as  Designer.

February 1995/ November 1999
Employed at ILVE S.p.a. (Industria Lavorazione Veneta Elettrodomestici) sited in  Campodarsego (Padova) as Designer.

August 1993/ June 1994
Employed at  Union Grafica di Vigonza (Padova) as Designer.

September 1990/ June 1993
Employed at Progetto Verde S.r.l. sited in Padova, as external lights and gardens Designer.

July 1990/ September 1990
Summer traineeship at G. Brentèl di Padova.

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Portfolio

SOME CLIENTS: 

OLIVER GOLDSMITH SUNGLASSES (UK) 

METROPOLITAN EYEWEAR (Germany)

KENMARK OPTICAL (Usa)

EoE GLASSES (Sweden)

TOM FORD (Usa) 

DOLCE & GABBANA EYEWEAR (Italy) 

POLO RALPH LAUREN (Usa) 

and many others....

 

If you’d like to know more about my portfolio, please contact me...

Services

As a designer at an international level, I can offer a vast number of services; from hand sketch to production; If you are looking for innovation, inspiration or technical skills to develop your eyewear collection, or if you are looking for a qualified professional to help you to create and launche a new brand my services can support your business.

Identification of the target market

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Define Product Strategy and Manage development of Collections

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Elaborate Brief with Designers in line with Product Strategy

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Collections Strategy: analysis and segmentation

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Direct link between licensee, brands managers and Product Development Department

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Follow up of Plan Dept on product delivery to market

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  Initial mood boards and inspiration themes / "story to tell"

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  Concept sketches

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  Rendered sketches

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  2D rendered designs & technical drawings

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  I help companies to oversight samples and prototypes to production

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  Check of quality on production

Fun Facts

Years of Experience

Awesome Results

Happy Clients

News

German magazine | March - April 2016

German magazine | March - April 2016

Russian magazine | July 2016

Russian magazine | July 2016

Careers

Being part of our team represents a great opportunity to develop skills, to grow in an international environment, to participate in challenging projects and make a difference.

We work to recognize and appreciate those who perform best, giving them concrete opportunities to grow both nationally and internationally.

If you are interested in a career within MB please send a cover letter and resume to  careers@marcobenetti.it 


Available Positions:

  • Internship Accessories Designer

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