Aiming to be a creative lab focusing on nurturing young talent, Milan-based Incipit (“the beginning” in Latin) manufacturers and distributes a collection of home accessory products through collaborating with up-and-coming designers.

Founded in 2013 by Roberto Hoz and Marta Bernstein, the company helps support young designers by sharing skills and best business practices through a variety of training paths including engineering and production, contracts and royalties, technical knowledge on materials and processes, relationship with suppliers, prototyping and sales channels.

Among other products that they have released in the past year is the Tull Lamp in collaboration with 2012 industrial design graduate Tommaso Caldera. Having been selected from the Italian Cultural Institute of New York as a Top Young Industrial Designer, Caldera’s approach to product design has been met with an enthusiastic response both from Italian design brands as well as his own list of private clients.

For the Tull Lamp, Caldera teamed up with Incipit to create a contemporary reinterpretation of lamps traditionally found in old warehouses and workshops that utilize a metal cage to protect the lightbulb and housing:




Those interested can find out more about Incipit here or purchase a Tull Lamp here.


Simon is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer and Managing Editor of EVD Media. When he finds the time to design, his focus is on helping startups develop branding and design solutions to realize their product design vision. In addition to his work at Nike and various other clients, he is the main reason anything gets done at EvD Media. He once wrestled an Alaskan alligator buzzard to the ground with his bare hands… to rescue Josh.