Carlo Volpi is a London based knitwear designer. Born in a small town near Florence, a thriving centre for the Italian knitwear and spinning industry, he moved to London in 1998, where he pursued his passion for textiles studying on a BA course at Goldsmiths and successively an MA at The Royal College.
After graduating, he was selected as one of the 24 Texprint finalists and was invited to show his work at Premiere Vision in Paris and Hong Kong. Carlo is currently working as a freelance knitwear designer, selling his online collection and regularly collaborating with the Research Area at Pitti Filati, Rowan and Textile View magazine. He also writes a column for knittingindustry.com and teaches in various colleges around the country.