Emanuele Pizzolorusso and Alessandro Maffioletti hail from Italy, and collaborated on the Pin World Map design. Pizzolorusso studied Industrial Design at the Design Department of the Milan Polytechnic, and since then he has worked on product design and meta-project research. Through his work he tries to deepen the topic of lightness and usability of the artifacts, investigating the relation between the user and the product. Maffioletti is a freelance art director and illustrator working between Berlin and Milan. He studied design at the Milan’s Politecnico and at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, UK.