Emilio Salvatore Leo (1974), architect, is currently the chairman and creative director of Lanificio Leo, the oldest textile factory in Calabria. Since 2014, he is also the creative director of Industrie Rubbettino.
Particularly interested in low-tech processes with
high identity power, in the valorisation of error and
the unconventional use of technology, in recent years he has designed numerous objects and participated as a speaker
at national and international conferences on the relationship between business and culture, and on the dynamics of design as an approach to innovation.
He also works as a consultant and lecturer for universities, higher education institutions and companies.