Stefano Giovannoni was born in La Spezia in 1954, architect and student designer of Buti at the University of Florence. In the early 1980s, he formed the King-Kong production group together with Guido Venturini. Behind a physicist of the role that seems the opposite of that of a designer pianist hides a talent capable of transferring into his projects the complex system of "affective codes" that made him the "Super & Popular" champion of the years 90. Metanoic designer par excellence, he has industrial design in his blood and the ability to understand the public like few others. Stefano Giovannoni is a designer who, more than any other, has worked in the world of home and kitchen accessories. He has collaborated with companies such as Alessi, Amore Pacific, Cedderoth, Deborah, Fiat, Hannstar, Hansemm, Helit, Henkel, Honeywell, Kokuyo, Inda, Laufen, Lavazza, LG Hausys, Magis, Mikakuto, Ntt Docomo, Oras, Oregon Scientific, Pepsico, Pulsar, Samsung, Seiko, Siemens, Sodastream, 3M, Telecom, Toto, Veneta Cucine, and many others. He designed products of great commercial success that broke all sales records in the design world such as the Girotondo families (over 10 million pieces sold) and Mami, the famous plastic products of the "FFF" series for Alessi, the Alessi bathroom -one, the Bombo family for Magis. For his ability to intercept the tastes of the general public, he was called "Champion of the super and popular of the 2000s" (A. Alessi), "The banalest designer" (E. Perazza), "King Midas of design" ( C. Morozzi).
Qeeboo is an Italian brand that produces furnishings and accessories, created and launched in 2016 by Stefano Giovannoni. His objects are emotional and narrative openly non-bourgeois and within everyone's reach; once created, they are entrusted to our interpretation so that they acquire a new life. Qeeboo takes up and reinterprets the icons of our imagination in a fantastic key and dresses them with an unexpected original patina made of emotion and imagination, presenting a collection of beautiful, ironic, and surprising objects. Extraordinary objects created under the careful direction of Stefano Giovannoni in collaboration with the most eclectic international designers, integrating different styles and characters in a playful-narrative approach.