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Filippo Perini is the Head of Design at Italdesign in Italy. Italdesign is a world leader in the provision of development services for the automotive industry. Born in 1965 Filippo worked as a freelance designer for Alfa Romeo, Fiat Auto, and Aprilia as a consultant for the Federation of Scientific and Technical Associations. In 1995 he joined the Alfa Romeo Centro Stile and in 2001 he was appointed Director of Exterior Design of Alfa Romeo. He worked on the Alfa 159, 147, and 8C Competizione concept car. He was the Senior Exterior Designer at Audi and at Lamborghini he was the Head of Exterior Design. From 2006 to 2015 Filippo managed many successful projects as Director of the Automobili Lamborghini Centro Stile before his current role at Italdesign.
CAREER & LIFE CHALLENGES
Deciding to leave Alfa Romeo and work at Audi which was a cultural shock, leaving Italy, learning a new language, and taking on many new challenges.
The presentation when he and his team designed the Lamborghini Aventador. Listen to the story behind this bold design and how it came to fruition.
FIRST SPECIAL VEHICLE
A Fiat Campagnola
BEST AUTOMOTIVE ADVICE
Help from automotive technicians in his early career.
Targa Florio by Ed Heuvink
PARTING WORDS OF ADVICE
Come and enjoy the city of Turin in Italy.
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