My Space: Elisa Scrollavezza & Andrea Zanrè

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The Parma-based makers take us on a tour of their workplace

We’ve been based in this building in Parma for more than a decade, but a couple of years ago we moved everything to a different section of the same building. It was partly to take advantage of the larger space, with a total area of around 200 sq m, and partly because our previous workshop was listed as a residential apartment, whereas this one’s listed as an office. So we can take advantage of the lower taxes as well.

As well as the workspace shown here, where both of us work, we have a second room for our assistants, Alberto and Milena. Alberto’s been working with us for around ten years and makes his own instruments, so doesn’t need much supervision. Milena takes care of a lot of the business side, and is very independent herself…

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