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ABOUT

Founded in 2013 by Céline Marcato, Gate 5 is specialised in Historical Italian Design; design being an integral part of Italy’s history.
The research in historical design covers the three periods of Italian Modern Design history; the 30-50s, years that establish the fundamentals of Italian design, the 50-60s called Modernism and 70s post-Modernist period of Radical Design.
In parallel Gate 5 develops contemporary projects in collaboration with designers and curators from the art world creating and developing exclusive collections on specific thematics.
That is why Gate 5, which of ces are located in Monaco, is blurring the way in which Design Gallery work and to develop projects by organizing shows in private houses, promoting pieces at international fairs and collabora- ting closely with renowned architects and interior design studios and with other art galleries.
Gate 5 works between interiors and site-specific design providing consultancy and assistance in building contemporary interiors.

THE TEAM

Rossella Peruzzi

Rossella Peruzzi is specialized in Italian design and decorative arts between the 20’s and 70’s. In 1988, she opened Gallery P21 in Rome, before founding Galleria Babuino Novecento and Galleria O. Roma. She has done some research on Gio Ponti’s production (Gio Ponti Oggetti di design, exhibition and catalogue, Galleria babuino Novecento, Roma 2007), Fontana Arte (Fontana Arte, Luci e Transparenze, exhibition and catalogue, Galleria Babuino Novecento, Roma 2006) and Ettore Sottsass (Ettore Sottsass, una collezione 1959-1974, exhibition and catalogue, Galleria babuino Novecento, Roma 2008). She also edited a collection of gold jewellery designed by Enzo Cucchi (Giu la piazza nessuno, Mare che sei nostro, Le case si riempiono a metà, exhibition and catalogue, galleria babuino Novecento, Roma 2008).

Céline Marcato

Céline Marcato fell in love with design thanks to her friend Rossella Peruzzi. Céline started to collect design through Galleria O. Roma before deciding to finance and promote the activity of the gallery. After 5 years of collaboration, Céline opened her own place in Monaco. She has been organizing and promoting the Collection Baroco Roccoco by the Campana brothers, and is behind the exhibition Dangerous Luxury in Montecarlo at the Jardin d’hiver. Convinced that vintage and contemporary design should be combined, she is also behind the project Modern meets Contemporary: A serie of exhibitions, in collaboration with 11Columbia in Montecarlo, to sensibilize the public to the importance of design and the harmony between modern and contemporary. Her private villa in Roquebrune is the perfect example of artists and designers she collects; it is also the place where she invites private collectors and clients for dinners in company of artists.

Joy Herro

Originally from Beirut, Joy Herro took her studies to Europe and specialized on product design from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Faculty of Architecture. Her passion for creation took her to hone her skills in a prestigious Italian design studio where she excelled at conception. She has experience in project management and working with multiple stakeholders to bring projects to completion. As the current gallery manger at Gate5 she is focusing on special commissions liaising between creators, craftsman, and collectors to deliver the unique collectible designs.