Who We Are
A highly successful professional, she boasts a long career in the field of marketing: initially as an exhibition marketing strategist she developed and launched new trade fair formats dedicated to B2B; since then she has focused on international marketing strategies of national and multinational companies.
Her passion for marketing together with her deep belief in internationalization as the key to manage the increasingly globalised market has led her to turn to a business development specialist, mainly operating in the field of architecture and design, in which she possesses advanced knowledge. Meanwhile she has become lecturer in International Marketing at Il Sole 24 Ore Business School.
As a professional working at MC International that she founded, she supports both medium enterprises and public institutions helping them to reinforce their positioning at the local level as well as their competitiveness while conquering new markets.
Founding member of the Italian Chapter of NEWH (The Hospitality NEtwork) and Executive Advisor.
Inspired by many years of experience in business development for a leading international consulting firm in architecture and engineering and Wellness & Sport Luxury Club, passionate about global wellness, she continues to investigate the human-environment dynamics to encourage the adoption of an evolved lifestyle.
Lifestyle Consultant, Professional Color Coach and Board Marketing Director of the Italian Chapter of NEWH (The Hospitality Industry Network) she collaborates with professionals and companies that contribute to improve the quality of life and achieve the best socio-environmental impact.
She joins MC International to combine know-how and international networking in the field of architecture and real estate with advanced living, working and organisational wellness tools for the benefit of strategic marketing plans, capable of boosting creative potential and sustainable practices in emerging and ever-changing markets.
Passionate about creating beautiful spaces inspiring all the senses using lighting, furniture and fragrance.
Born in Milan, DOME’s founder Dan Domeniconi, studied architecture at the Polytechnic University of ilan before moving to London to cmplete a Masters degree at UCL. With 10 years of experience oking as UK agent for a host of hgly regarded Italian design brands, a as built intimate knowledge o h industry and collaborative eainships with interior designers adacitects. Dan’s holistic approach serves to achieve the best outcomes for clients, supporting through all stages of project delivery.
Meri Liguori architect, lives and works in Rome. The passion for the project first, and for the perfect realization then, leads her to become the link between product&project, between feasibility / sales / specialized execution, between designer&company.
Since 2006 she has been investigating the theme of internal vertical partitions, fixed and mobile, as the complete harmony of everyday life, as an architectural and stylistic proportion on a human scale, from standard to custom sizes. With the same aim, she has been working with MC International since 2019.
She has gained extensive experience within large international companies, in diverse sectors and markets (including automotive, fashion and retail), dealing with marketing and sales management.
She later held the role of Temporary Manager in medium-sized companies, to accompany them in the necessary process of change related to the transformation of international markets and internal generational transition.
In particular, she has developed a strong specialization in the revision of internal organizational processes in medium-small companies to improve their competitiveness and the effectiveness of their strategies in the markets.
She is currently engaged as a consultant in various marketing projects and providing management support for the implementation of international events.
Partners in the world - USA
US Representative FLA – CO-FOUNDER LA FUCINA & Creative specialist
Mauro has been always fascinated with Communication, being constantly looking for new ways to improve it. Creativity, he thinks is one of the best ways to do it. Spending more than 10 years in the building and construction materials industry, he developed what’s now his biggest passion, Design. He was involved in the EUROPEAN market as a marketing consultant for EU brands.
He worked for 60 EUROPEAN BRANDS as PHILIPS LIGHTING; TRESPA group; KME; FAAC automation; managing their vendors force (about 8/10 companies at a time). In the last 4 years, Mauro started to dedicate himself to the US market, as an independent consultant, he worked for Italian design companies to facilitate their entry in US cooperating also with FLA. He’s now part of La Fucina.
USA - Entrepreneur – CO-FOUNDER of LA FUCINA – Strategic Specialist
Daniel’s character can most easily be described by his creative passion to build, design, create and grow things. His early career was spent in the video and film industry where he produced over 100 episodes of national and regional TV shows. Two of his larger TV projects were Home Team and Homes Today, both of which featured home remodeling, new home construction and the luxury homes market. After a 7 year career in TV production, Daniel decided to re-invent himself and started a small brand development company to develop products for the outdoor sporting goods industry. He has successfully launched over 10 brands and has sold several while reinvesting in other industries such as software development, manufacturing and consulting. La Fucina isn’t just the ‘next big idea’ for Daniel, its where his passion, skills and dedication all come together. Daniel lived in southern Italy for two years and considers Italy to be his second home/country.
Software Developer – CO-FOUNDER LA FUCINA & Operating Process Specialist
Nate’s passion is tirelessly looking for the most efficient way to do things. Nate started his first business 10 years ago in the retail industry. While studying software engineering at University he created software to automate his entire business.
Nate’s software now manages over half a million products for hundreds of brands in every industry from food to luxury building materials.
Nate brings his operations and automation expertise to La Fucina to get your products to your customers as efficiently and profitably as possible.
Partners in the world - CHINA
CT&C Hong Kong operates in the field of high end architecture and design products for the Great China market (Mainland China and the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao).
CT&C: provides assistance, advice and support to companies aiming to introduce their products – or to expand their market share – into the thriving Chinese market and, at the same time, takes care of – and also invests into – the development of commercial and distribution networks across China, (more than 40 showrooms of high end fit-out building materials opened in the last four years).
Mauro Malfatti, CT&C’s founder and CEO, has over 20 years of top management responsibility in the field of design, lifestyle and architecture with leading international companies in Europe and in China.