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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsProject Manager - Interior Decorator - Interior Designer


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About me

Luca has worked within a construction environment for 10 years and has over 7 years of Project Management experience. He has managed a number of high-level projects including; overseeing various developments of high design apartment blocks; the conversion of a historic school building into a multimedia library and; managing various heritage building restoration projects. In 2010, he co-founded Santilli Costruzioni S.r.l., a construction company that provides residential developments and historic building restoration services in Italy. His strengths lie in his versatility, adaptability and capacity to deliver with multiple demands in a high-pressure environment, as well as having excellent attention to detail. ​ Luca also holds a Law & Economics University degree and a MLitt Master Honours degree in Modern and Contemporary Art at the University of Glasgow.

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  • Art Criticism
  • Sales
  • Architecture Interiors
  • Interiors
  • Real Estate
  • Interior Decoration
  • Interior Design
  • Residential Interior Design
  • Commercial Interior Design

Work history


Project Manager

Apta Mihi Studio

Oct 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Latin: apta mihi ("suitable for me") ​ ​ APTA / MIHI is a design and décor studio delivering a professional, accessible and personal service from inception to completion. Whether your project involves simple accessorizing or a full bespoke refurbishment, we will work with you throughout the process. ​ We are not restricted to a definitive style. Instead we offer a custom design service tailored to each client’s personal style and budget, the requirements of the project and characteristics of the property. ​ Be it an extreme or intimate change, we share our knowledge and love for quality spaces, aesthetics, and functionality in the pursuit of creating enduring places to live, work and visit. ​ The studio collaborates closely with English and Italian consultants, contractors and makers.


Project Manager

Santilli Costruzioni

Jun 2008 - Sep 2014
  • Fano, Italy
  • Full Time
  • Santilli Costruzioni provides residential developments and historic buildings design restoration services. My role as a Project Manager was to oversee the development and restoration work within my portfolio. My main responsibilities included: • Managing a team of 5 • Developing and monitoring project schedules • Co-ordinating budgets and pricing, reviewing and approving construction drawing submittals and invoices • Representing the company in regular meetings, tracking issues and coordinating contractors • Overseeing onsite progress and assisting with trouble shooting as needed • Leading on the contractor selection and bid process • Co-ordinating the internal team to include design and creative professionals


Sales Manager


May 2005 - Feb 2008
  • Fano, Italy
  • Full Time
  • Since 1960 Casarredo interprets the differing needs of living in a creative and unique space. The combination of modern and classic has always been characteristic of the company’s proposals. Furniture such as value and merger of aesthetics, culture and design. (Brands, such as Fontana Arte, Flos, Driade, Cassina, Vitra, Eames, Menphis). My main responsibilities included: • Actively working with the Founding Director to increase the company’s list of clients • Managing client lists and contact databases • Updating and preparing price lists, portfolios, and online selling tools • Developing focused sales related research for new sectors/regions which had been identified as potentially profitable to the company • Working with the interior design team to provide excellent client service and smooth running of the projects



Sep 2015 - Jan 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Modern and Contemporary art and art world practice. • Graduated with ‘Distinction’. • Thesis: “The Shape of Things to Come” – a post-digital reading of late-capitalism through the works of some contemporary artists (Camille Henrot, Amie Siegel, Yngve Holen ...). • Cataloguing Photographs, Painting and Prints. • Research, Exhibition Reviews, Critical/Philosophical writing, Research art market.



Pietro Raffo Prize, Christie's Education, 2016


  • • This prize was for high progress in Modern and Contemporary Art Master course throughout the year.