7th generation Roman. His career path initially envisaged the classic “cursus honorum”: economic studies, first employment in a consulting firm and then in the family business. However, almost immediately, he began to live a sort of “double life”. Formal clothes, board meetings during the day, and in his free time, his passion for contemporary art and the Roman art scene took flight. Meeting and promoting young artists, publishing books and art catalogs, collecting art works and welcoming many of them to his home.
In 2013 he decided to turn this passion into an original hospitality project, giving life to G-rough – a place for all his passions to gather under one roof. The most beautiful Italian design from the 30s to the 60s, a series of artist’s “imprints” that interact with architecture, and the authentic Italian
A project nurtured by the idea of patronage, which starts from the desire to recover memory and beauty of the past, transforming a place from a contemporary perspective, giving new functionality to the space in a sort of “aesthetic to enjoyment”.
Gabriele Salini likes to call himself a nostalgic contemporary who has increasingly directed his life and work towards his passions.