Terri Pecora, from Los Angeles, was a former student at Art Center college of Design in southern California and finished her academic work in Milan, Italy in 1990 at Domus Academy. Since the she has worked in a broad range of fields within the design sector including furniture design, bathroom products, stand design and Retail interiors, eyewear and fashion accessories and children’s products.
Aesthetic functionality best describes Terri’s work and she has often experimented with unexpected solutions which set her projects apart. Her goal is to use the potential of each client and design brief to seek out new responses to market needs.
She has also worked extensively as an Art Director for communication and design strategies, coordinating the implementation of projects, selecting graphic designers, photographers, video makers and web designers, and guiding them throughout the creative process. Terri crafts a connection between the vast array of elements within a Brand’s repertoire to create coherent, long lasting and exciting scenario’s to build upon.
In particular, Terri dedicated a large part of her creative energies to two main clients from the Italian luxury sector and bathroom furnishing industry. In 2000 she began a long collaboration with the jewelry brand Marco Bicego, and was nominated Art Director from 2008 to early 2016. In the bathroom sector, Terri designed her first collection for Simas in 1995 and followed with eight more until today. She was the company’s Creative director from 2000 to 2014.
Some of her products have been short-listed for the Compasso D’oro and have been included in important international publications and exhibits on design.
She has taught at Domus Academy, The Istituto Europeo di Design, University “La Sapienza” Rome and Politecnico University of Milan.
Some of Terri’s clients include: Arte e Cuoio, Bisazza, BRF, Bysteele, Cinova, Marco Bicego, Dom Ceramica, Edra, Emmebi, Esprit, Interflex/Flou, M&Z Rubinetti, Montblanc, Persol, Plinio il Giovane, Plumcake kids/Prénatal, Simas, Silhouette/Adidas, Swatch, Vice Versa e Zanotta