About

Studio Cale is an emerging Italian firm established in 2022 by architect Alessia Romani and architect Carla Gambioli. Its design is inspired by the cultural heritage of Montefeltro, the area of the Marche region where Romani and Gambioli were born.

The cradle of the Renaissance (with Florence), which gave life to a new vision of the world through the works of artists like Raffaello, Piero della Francesca, Francesco di Giorgio Martini, and Bramante.

Cale Design creates furnishings and accessories rooted in the past but meeting today’s needs. And it does so by blending science and creativity, aesthetics and ethics, and blurring the lines between disciplines with contaminations, ancient knowledge, and innovation. This way, design becomes a legacy.

This is revealed in the first collection of the same name – Cale (Cale is the ancient name of the town of Cagli) with a procedure handed down among the city’s architecture, the tiles, gestures, scratch the truffle, technique, art of inlay and the elaboration of an unprecedented worldview, pespective.

Intarsio

Desk

Intarsio is a solid American walnut wood desk and a celebration of the art of inlay.

It’s a monumental block of wood from which the artisan carved out four seats that become like pieces of a puzzle. The desk changes its appearance depending on how the seats are combined.

Corte

Valet Tray

Is a metal valet tray with a steel or brushed brass finish designed to store your carry essentials and simplify your routine when you get back home.

Its structure featuring voids where to keep your everyday items draws inspiration from perspective construction and local architectural elements, like crenels.

Platonico

Truffle Shaver

Is a truffle shaver that pays tribute to one of Montefeltro’s most prized culinary delicacies.

This gem-shaped object comes in three finishes: wenge, oak, and 3D-printed transparent resin.

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