Ilaria Marelli Ilaria Marelli, the architect and designer. She started her own creative lab Ilaria Marelli Studio in 2004, dealing with product, interior and exposition design. The studio also provides strategy and trend consultancy to fashion and design companies. Ilaria Marelli also teaches industrial design at the Politecnico University in Milan and collaborates with Poli.design on applied research projects. She was designated by the Italian Culture Ministry to be member of the first Italian Design Council, and she is promoting the first Italian project of co-housing.