Co-founder of iperdesign, Eligio Sgaramella is responsible for creative strategies, client consulting, graphic design and advertising services. Eligio began developing his skills in 1995 while working on a freelance basis, gaining valuable experience in packaging, graphics and advertising design along the way. In 1997, he graduated from the Istituto Europeo di Design in Rome, and found employment until 1999 with the Dorland agency. There he developed projects for clients such as Nissan, Globalstar, Elsacom, Citycom and others. From 1999 to 2001, Eligio refined his instincts as the art director of Italia Magazine, a periodical based in New York featuring Italian fashion and design. His move to New York also represented the beginning of iperdesign in the U.S. market. Eligio also brings experience gained as an associate art director at a Philadelphia marketing firm, working on such accounts as Ramada, Budget, Avis and Alfred Angelo.
Since joining iperdesign in 2004, Anthony Groves has headed up the studio, with responsibility for creative strategy, design execution and protecting the brand standards of our clients. Anthony is a 1996 graduate of the Columbus College of Art & Design in Ohio, where he earned a degree in Illustration and Advertising. Throughout his career, he has specialized in combining the two into high quality computer illustration and graphics for marketing, advertising and corporate identity projects in virtually all media. Prior to joining iperdesign, Anthony honed his skills at a marketing firm in Philadelphia, and before that, in the art department of major travel company. His clients before iperdesign included Stork, Cendant Corporation, ABFS and Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Anthony also brings a variety of freelance experience to the table including pharmaceutical, non-profits, entertainment companies and athletic clothing design.
Co-founder of iperdesign, Nicole Di Cosmo is our director of marketing strategy, research and multimedia services. From 1997 to 1999, Nicola collaborated with ID&A studio in Rome designing products for their clients Bormioli Rocco and Colle Cristal Design, before graduating from the ISIA in Rome in 1999. His thesis work consisted of research on digital products and was entitled “Materia in formazione, cartografia per un nuovo iperdesign del prodotto digitale.” It was during a move to New York City that Nicole worked as a multimedia designer for Material ConneXion, Inc. Today, he is back in Rome representing iperdesign’s services there.