Anton Cristell was born in 1972 in New York City. He graduated from the School of visual Arts in N.Y. After studying at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA) and working as a commercial illustrator
(New York Times, the Economist) he then collaborated with RCGA studio designing several important commercial spaces.
In 2001 he opens his studio in Rome, which privileges the designing of commercial structures and spaces relative to the restaurant industry, using an integrating approach that unifies architecture, design and graphics.
Emanuel Gargano and Anton Cristell for AMURA
Professional reunion between Emanuel Gargano, Umbria-born and based in London, with Anton Cristell, New Yorker living in Rome: this new collaboration takes place after a long hiatus, and makes the best of the renewed artistic maturation and their expertise, as strengthened by their respective experiences.
Both are into industrial design, visual design and architecture, with a common link between their project being a visceral respect for the matter.