Who we are

TOP TAG is an ever evolving project created in Milan in 2008 by Nick Bellora, Nicole Bonini and Francesco Carli with the mission to invest in their professional skills and experiences.

TOP TAG provides a wide range of services: exhibition and graphic design, architecture, web design, events, marketing and communication for art, culture and corporate.

Thanks to a wide network of contacts in the world of art, design and architecture TOP TAG offers innovative solutions with the help of many different professionals.

TOP TAG has a multi level approach to the project with a contemporary and unconventional view.

Nick Bellora

Partner

(Busto Arsizio, 1978) works as freelancer in architectural, exhibition and interior design.

From 2005 to 2012 works primarly at La Triennale di Milano in the Technical Department; he is in charge of the technical organization of almost 120 exhibitions, also working as exhibition designer for some of them, such as the exhibitions "MAD's Land – Italian fashion, design and lifestyle in Maddalena Sisto's drawings" that took place in Triennale Tokyo (Japan) in 2008, "The Alfa Symbol", "Disquieting Images", "Michel Comte. Crescendo fotografico", "Arte Povera 1967-2011".

From 2006 to 2012 he is the main referent for La Triennale di Milano regarding the inter-regional project named "ITER – Valorising and promoting a cultural tourism of Modernity".

In 2009 he begins a collaboration with Exposynergy Srl who's mission is to stimulate synergies between leader companies in the construction field, to increase research and development and to promote collaboration on specific architectural projects.

In 2007 he achieves the Progea post graduation master in Exhibition design and Events management, organized by Accademia di Management Fieristico di Fondazione Fiera Milano.

Until 2004 he works on renovations with the Gallarate based studio Variani.

In 2005 he graduates at Politecnico di Milano with the thesis "Ex Manifattura Tabacchi - Milan. A project between restoration and urban transformation". Since then he is assistant to professor Pierfranco Galliani in the Architectural Design 3 course.

Nicole Bonini

Partner

(Brescia,1978) works mainly as afreelancer in architecture and interior design and she's particularly interested in temporary architectures, scenographies for events, stand fittings and exhibition design.

From 2007 to 2010 she works in collaboration with the GRUPPOC14 studio (Milan) working as exhibition designer setting up events for Mondadori, H3G, Tiscali, Motorola, Vogue, Nokia, Swiss & Global, and working as an architect for interior design, retail and building restorations.

In 2006 she works in the Planning Department of Fiera Milano Spa at the new headquarters of Milano Rho, working for stand fittings and trade shows.

In 2006 she achieves the Progea post graduation master in exhibition design and events management, organized by Accademia of Management Fieristico di Fondazione Fiera Milano. In 2006 she also achieves the qualification "High School in Bathroom Design", organized by Poli.Design - Consorzio of Politecnico of Milan, collaborating in the project of their stand fittings in Sia Guest Exhibition 06 in Rimini.

In 2004 she is assistant to professor Pier Federico Caliari as web designer at Master “Interiors-Designing the Exihibition 2003” Domus Accademy Milan and as tutor in the Museografy Course at Politecnico of Milan.

From 2004 to 2006 she begins collaborations with architecture studios in Brescia taking part in architecture competitions. From 2000 to 2005 she becomes member of Building Commission in Lonato (Bs) being in charge of a plan for building restoration and reuse of the Lonato Fortress.

In 2004 she graduates at Politecnico of Milan with a thesis in Museography, after winning first prize in First International Workshop-Competition in Museography inside Villa Adriana-Tivoli.

Francesco Carli

Partner

(Verona, 1973) works mainly as a designer of temporary architectures (scenography for corporate events, stand fittings, art exhibitions). He also works as art director (graphic and multimedia design) and he's particularly interested in new technologies, 3d modeling, 3d printing, web and virtual reality.

From 2002 to 2010 he works in collaboration with the GRUPPOC14 studio (Milan) setting up scenographies and multimedia products for different clients such as H3G, Telecom, Sara Assicurazioni, Piaggio, Lancaster, Vichy, Luxottica working in partnership with agencies such as DPR Events, IT's Cool and DOING.

As a freelancer he works for Omsi, Borbonese, Redwall Group, Victor - movie production, Torino Film Commission and as graphic designer and art director for La Triennale di Milano and the magazine Abitare.

Until 2008 he teaches Multimedia for the arts at IULM University (Milan) in the Faculty of Arts, markets and cultural heritage, Communication in culture and arts markets.

He graduates in Architecture at IUAV University (Venice) with a thesis born from a collaboration between Estetics and Scenographies professorships; he then achieved a Master in Multimedia design at IULM University.

Jacopo Ferrario

Freelancer

(Milano, 1990) From 2015 he works for TOPTAG as interior designer, set designer and graphic designer.
In 2015 he graduates in Architecture at Politecnico of Milan with a thesis in Landscape design for the western shore of Lake Garda.

Clients

  • Fondazione Ugo da Como

  • La Triennale di Milano

  • Museo del Novecento

  • Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci

  • Balich Worldwide Shows

  • Cookies & Partners

  • Feelrouge

  • Havas Events

  • Hub 53

  • Next Group

  • Prodea Group

  • Punk for Business

  • Target Motivation

  • Centro Medico Custodi

  • Everest

  • Fabricatore

  • Global Blue

  • ISI Milano

  • Tecnoyarn

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Contacts

  • Via Guido Cavalcanti, 16, 20127 Milano (MI)

  • Via Repubblica, 2C, 25017 Lonato del Garda (BS)

  • info@toptag.it

About us

TOP TAG is an ever evolving project created in Milan in 2008 by Nick Bellora, Nicole Bonini and Francesco Carli with the mission to invest in their professional skills and experiences.