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Prospero Rasulo was born in Stigliano di Matera in 1953. Artist and designer, firstly for the Alchimia Studio and then in his own, alongside artistic research he designed mass-produced furniture. His research into surface’s sensorial components has led him to

Nigel Coates is architect, designer and author. Born in 1949, and trained at University of Nottingham and the Architectural Association. Nigel Coates is one of Britain’s consistently original thinkers in architecture, interior and product design. His subversive spirit first came

Ron Arad was born in Tel Aviv in 1951 and studied at the Jerusalem Academy of Art (1971-73) and at the Architectural Association in London (1974-79). In 1989, he and Caroline Thorman founded ‘Ron Arad Associates’. He was professor of

Born in Innsbruck in 1917, Ettore Sottsass Jr. graduated from Turin Polytechnic in 1939. For some years he worked with his father, Ettore Sottsass Sr., who was an important figure in pre-war Italian architecture. In 1958, he began his collaboration

Donato D'Urbino and Paolo Lomazzi have been working together since 1966. Their professional activities include architecture, industrial design, development of furniture and fittings, and urban planning. They worked with Jonathan De Pas from 1966 until he passed away in 1991. In the

Archizoom Associati was founded in Florence in 1966 by Andrea Branzi, Gilberto Corretti, Paolo Deganello and Massimo Morozzi, and in 1968 Dario and Lucia Bartolini also became involved. The group was one of the founding elements of the Florentine Radical movement

Founded in Florence in 1967 and composed of Adolfo Natalini, Cristiano Toraldo di Francia, Roberto Magris, Piero Frassinelli, Alessandro Magris and Alessadro Poli (from 1970 to 1972), the group which continued to be active until 1978, carried out theoretic research

Massimo Vignelli, born in Milan, studied architecture in Milan and Venice. He came to the United States from 1957 to 1960 on fellowship from Towle Silversmiths in Massachusetts and the Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. In 1960,