The design studio zot was founded by Silvia Nerbi and Paolo Armenise in 1996 and focuses on architecture, design, graphics, and communication. In addition to projects related to architecture over the years, they have worked with the Research Centre of the European Institute of Design developing communication projects and caring as managers of 3 editions Master (ASP program) that took place in Tuscany and Sicily. Since 2004 members of the Bestetti Associati of Milan, which is involved in consulting and marketing related to communication. Held several conferences in Italy and abroad and their projects have been published in numerous magazines. In 2009 they designed the table \"Achille\" for L\'Abbate. In 2010 this table won the Wallpaper Design Award.