A child of Modernism, Ettore Sottsass elevated the structures of design to new intellectual and philosophical levels. After receiving an architectural degree from the Polytechnic in Turin, Sottsass opened his own design studio, where he dabbled in furniture, sculptural projects, and the fine and appl
The husband and wife design team of Charles and Ray Eames began their joint career designing stretchers and leg splints from molded wood laminate during World War II. They continued to experiment with laminates and fiberglass in their postwar designing years, and exhibited the results at the San Fran
Antonio Citterio was born in Meda in 1950.
He graduated in architecture from Milan Polytechnic and opened his studio in 1972 where he started his architectural and interior design business.
Between 1987 and 1996 he worked in association with Terry Dwan and, together, they created buildings in Eu
This Hungarian-born architect championed the International Style, a movement that stressed new technologies and "true" use of materials. He studied art in Vienna and then at the Bauhaus, where he later became a teacher. After fleeing Nazi Germany, Breuer emigrated first to Britain and then to the Uni