Ugo La Pietra
Ugo La Pietra is an artist, designer and architect. Born in Bussi sul Tirino, in Abruzzo, and raised in Milan, La Pietra dedicated his artistic career to rediscovering timeless handcrafting techniques in an era characterized by mass production. The Genius Loci Collection spans the past 30 years, wherein La Pietra explored the artistic character and ceramic production traditions emblematic of Italy’s regions. He developed pieces that reclaim the time-old relationship between material art and culture, and highlight the unique crafting processes of the various Italian regions.