Marcello Ligabue

In 2001 I hold a degree in Industrial Design from the Politecnico di Milano with a major in visual communications. After I started my career working for the semiotics department of the Politecnico di Milano as well as several Milan agencies.

From 2002 to 2006, I worked as art director for O-one, Industree Group in Reggio Emilia, Italy. There, I managed and developed multimedia and web projects for clients such as Fujitsu Siemens, Helvetia Insurance, Zurich, Kerakoll, Confindustria Assopiastrelle.
In 2007 I started my activity as Designer and Graphic Designer. In 2013 I started my collaboration with the Fab Lab of Reggio Emilia and the passion for digital fabrication. In 2015 I founded Officine Gattaglio.

In the last 5 years I collaborate with University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (course of Mechatronic ) with a focus in product design and brand identity, and i teached graphic design and visual communication in institutes, schools and workshops.

Today I’m president of Officine Gattaglio and founder of Gataz Video productions and I work as consultant for Warrant Hub, Fondazione Museo Antonio Ligabue, Ifoa, Pemo Pumps, FT Spa, Andrea Zanfi Editore for the visual identity and visual communication.


  • Venturini Baldini

    Graphic Design, Identity

  • Mazzacurati

    Graphic Design, Identity

  • Image Optika


  • Fondazione Museo Antonio Ligabue


  • Botteghe di quartiere

    Graphic Design, Identity

  • Bubble’s Italia Magazine

    Graphic Design

  • Amos Lamp

    Product Design

  • Estatica

    Graphic Design, Identity, Interior Design, Product Design, Video

  • Gataz Film Video Production

    Animation, Video

  • IAT Reggio Emilia – Ufficio del Turismo

    Graphic Design, Identity, Interior Design, VR