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1. “The Rainbow” in Italian 2. A place to explore, discover, and collect the world’s most extraordinary design

L’ArcoBaleno is the ultimate resource for exploring, discovering, and collecting extraordinary design from around the world. Our site mixes a curated marketplace with intelligent, magazine-style content covering innovative and intriguing work across the spectrum of design–from furniture, lighting, crafts, and decorative arts to architecture, travel, fashion, and technology.

Our team travels the globe to bring you material from the world’s most exclusive galleries and makers. We offer fresh insight through diverse content produced in collaboration with today’s most forward-looking and influential curators, collectors, designers, artisans, and nerds. From design masters to emerging talent, we celebrate the people, places, and things that shape the design world, both past and present.

For our customers, L’ArcoBaleno offers services that can’t be found anywhere else. We make acquiring superlative design easy, fast, and safe. Our Concierge Service is always available to help with advice, shipping arrangements, insurance options, condition reports, and a terrific library of detailed images. Our easy-to-use system allows for customized payment methods and 100% secure, worry-free transactions.

We’re also proud to offer our selling partners a suite of helpful tools to manage logistics, database building, and photography. If you’re interested in becoming a L’ArcoBaleno partner, please contact our curatorial team at curatorial.team@larcobaleno.com.

Team

Oliver Weyergraf

Oliver Weyergraf

CEO/Co-Founder

Oliver is CEO and Founder of L’ArcoBaleno. He’s held strategy, new media, finance, and CEO positions at some of Germany’s most innovative tech startups, and was previously a member of eBay’s German Leadership Team. Oliver is a passionate yachtsman and footballer.

Ambra Medda

Ambra Medda

Co-Founder

Ambra inspires great design through innovative collaborations between designers, artists, brands, and institutions. An astute curator, she cofounded the high-profile Design Miami/ fair, serving as director for 5 years. She is fluent in English, Italian, Spanish, French, and Chinese, and her curiosity and passion are contagious.

Wava Carpenter

Wava Carpenter

Editor in Chief /
Director of Content

After studying Design History at Parsons, Wava has worn many hats in support of design culture: teaching design studies, curating exhibitions, overseeing commissions, organizing talks, writing articles, and all manner of work for Design Miami. Wava leaves the hats at the office. When hitting the streets, she favors sunglasses.

Anna Carnick

Anna Carnick

Managing Editor

A former editor at Assouline, the Aperture Foundation, Graphis, and Clear, Anna loves celebrating great artists. Her writing has appeared in several esteemed arts and culture publications, and she’s edited over 20 books. She’s the author of Design Voices, and seriously enjoys a good picnic.

Benjamin Mosse

Benjamin Mosse

Product Director

Over the past decade, Benjamin’s worked in global partnering and new market development for Nokia and The Associated Press, creating some killer mobile experiences for top-notch brands along the way. He’s excited to work his mobile and media expertise—let’s just call it magic, shall we?—for L’ArcoBaleno.

Jens Ehne

Jens Ehne

Operations Manager

With a background in the aviation and logistics industries, Jens is passionate about everything transportation-related. He enjoys an international working environment, and loves to cook and entertain. Through L'ArcoBaleno, he hopes to find the perfect designer piece for his kitchen.

Agnes Contris

Agnes Contris

Customer Services

Agnes loves learning about new places, cultures, and people. Thankfully, her globetrotting experiences in the travel and tourism industry facilitated just that. Today, she continues to interact daily with individuals from around the world—from the comfort of her lovely Berlin office.

René, Henning & Lars

René, Henning & Lars

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L'AB's amazing, lovable tech team. They've worked together for 6 years, and estimate they have a combined 33.333 years of programming experience. This is the second marketplace they've built from scratch. The team has the ever-helpful ability to speak in simple terms about super complex, computery things. They're constantly smiling and drinking Club-Mate by the crate.

Alessandro Ianelli

Alessandro Iannelli

Marketing Manager

Born and raised in Switzerland, Alessandro comes to us from a unique background that includes experiences both in advertising and as the cofounder of a dance company in Zürich. His passions include art, design, theater, music, and dance—and he is quite possibly the most likeable guy you’ve ever met.

Bernadette Güttler

Bernadette Güttler

Team & Office Assistant

Bernadette is our amiable go-to person for all things administrative or office-related. In addition to bringing over a dozen years of experience to the table, she is friendly, kind, graceful, and . . . quite tall.

Jules Gaffney

Jules Gaffney

Head of Photography

Before L’ArcoBaleno, Jules worked in the worlds of contemporary art and e-commerce—which basically makes her the employee of our dreams. She handles the acquisition, editing, and archiving of our product imagery, as well as other site-wide imagery. She’s obsessed with Elvis, Grace Coddington, and Sarah Bernhardt.

Natsuko van der Ree

Natsuko van der Ree

Graphic & UX Designer

Japan-born, Berlin-based Natsuko is our very talented in-house graphic designer. When she’s not in the office you can find her in her own studio making handmade objects and accessories from natural materials she gathers in the forest. That’s right – the forest.

Elena Tezak

Elena Tezak

Research Assistant

Prior to joining L’ArcoBaleno, Elena studied design in Vienna and Berlin and also apprenticed to a goldsmith in Vienna. She kindly describes her work with us as “a second design history education.” Elena also loves to work with her hands, and recently opened her own design studio in Berlin. She makes beautiful jewelry, among other pieces.

 

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