2017

2017

Versteel OH! Modular seating system. NeoCon Chicago 2017

2017 Design Maximization 5

2017 Design Maximization 5

Versteel Quanta Wood

2016

2016

Versteel Elly modular lounge seating. NeoCon Chicago 2016

2016

2016

Lecturing for the Design Institute of Australia in Perth, W. Australia

2015

2015

Design Maximization 4 - Versteel Quanta HD Beam is shown at NeoCon Chicago

2015

2015

Narbutas Plana Office System (with Paolo Pampanoni)

2013

2013

Design Maximization 3 - NeoCon Chicago. The new, colorful, co-injection molded Quanta HD joins the Versteel Quanta Collection

Metropolis Likes 2013 sign

EdSpaces Innovation Award 2013

2012

2012

Lectures and design workshop, Vilnius Academy of the Arts, Nida, Lithuania

2012

2012

Design Maximization 2 - New components of the Versteel Quanta Collection are introduced at NeoCon Chicago together with the new Versteel Paces Tables

Best of Neocon 2012 silver award

2012

2012

The Versteel Paces Tables Collection gets the Best of Neocon 2012 silver award and the 'Metropolis Likes' sign

Interiors & Sources Reader's Choice Favorite Product

2011

2011

Lecturing on Design Maximization at the University of Canberra, Australia

2011

2011

Design Maximization 1 - The first pieces of the Versteel Quanta Collection are introduced at NeoCon Chicago

2010

I close my studio; the cooperation with Paolo Orlandini ends. I start my new design consultancy: Design Maximization

2009

2009

Lamm HL3 institutional seating system

Best of NeoCon Silver Award, Chicago, IL 2010

2009

2009

Vaghi Union chair and armchair collection

2009 - 2015

2009 - 2015

lecturer at the Istituto Superiore Fausto Melotti, Lomazzo, Como, Italy

2008

2008

lecturer at the Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL

2008

2008

Versteel Tod folding and nesting tables

Best of NeoCon Silver Award, Chicago, IL 2008

2007

2007

Calligaris Pod chair

Top Ten Award, International Furniture Exhibition, Udine, Italy 2007

2007

2007

Mascagni – Allbest Airport modular seating system with variable configuration

Selected for the Italian Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010

2007

2007

Design lecture at Neocon Chicago, USA

2006

2006

Lamm Elitra office seating

Good Design Award Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago, IL 2009

2006

2006

in Vicenza, Italy, for the Dedalo-Minosse International Award 2006

2006

2006

Lamm Runner seating and desking system with variable configuaration

Best of NeoCon Silver Award, Chicago, IL 2006

2006

2006

visiting lecturer at the University of New South Wales, Australia

2005

2005

Versteel Simon seating system

2005

2005

Biesse DoubleX, double sofa bed

2004

2004

Snaidero Skyline and Skyline_Lab kitchens. Read the interview

Good Design Award Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago, IL 2004;

Kitchen and Bath Business Magazine Gold Product Innovator Award, New York 2004;

Grand Prix del l'Innovation Award, Paris, France 2005;

Well-Tech Award, Milan, Italy 2005;

Dedalo-Minosse International Award, Vicenza, Italy 2006

2003

2003

Mascagni Meeting office and conference tables

Selected for the Italian Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010

2003

2003

Lamm Con-passo seating system

Good Design Award Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago, IL 2003

2002-2005

2002-2005

lecturing at the NKBA MasterClass Conferences, London, UK 2002 and San Francisco, CA 2005
2002

2002

Snaidero Time modular kitchen

Good Design Award Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago, IL 2003

2002

2002

Narbutas Rete office seating
2001

2001

lecture at the National Library of Estonia, Tallinn
2000

2000

Lamm Conver armchair collection

Compasso d'Oro Award selection, Milan, Italy 2001

2000

2000

Versteel Chela seating system

Best of NeoCon Gold Award, Chicago, IL 2000

1999

1999

Lamm A 4000 office seating

1998-2005

1998-2005

lecturer at the Scuola Politecnica di Design, Milan. Italy

1998

1998

Sime Planet Dewy wall mounted gas boilers

1997

1997

lecturing in New Zealand, at the Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland and at the Wellington Polytechnic

1996

1996

Acerbis Filox shelving system

1994

1994

the Knoll Soho seating collection is introduced at NeoCon Chicago

1994

1994

lecturer at the International Design Conference Ideas '94, Melbourne, Australia

1994

1994

Knoll Soho office seating and stacking chairs

IIDA Acclaim Award, Los Angeles, CA 1995;

Good Design Award Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago, IL 1995;

Industrial Design Distinction Award, New York, NY 1996;

I.D. Annual Design Review Award, New York, NY 1996

1993

1993

Calligaris Viva folding chair

CATAS Quality and Innovation Award, Udine, Italy 1998

1993

1993

Lamm Q 3000 lecture hall seating and desking system

1991

1991

Knox Electronic Continental in-room hotel safe

1990

1990

coauthor of the book Product Design Models, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York 1990 (with Paolo Orlandini)

1989

1989

Lamm COT coat tree

Compasso d'Oro Award selection, Milan, Italy 1991

1988

1988

Ricagni-Emerson Bikini mobile air conditioner

1988

1988

visiting lecturer at the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

1987

1987

visiting lecturer at the University of California, Los Angeles

1987

1987

Brionvega Stratos television set

1986

1986

Lamm V300 office seating

Promosedia Award, Udine, Italy 1987; Oscar SNAI Award, Paris, France 1990

1985

1985

Visiting lecturer at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia

1984

1984

visiting lecturer at the National Hoger Instituut, Antwerpen, Belgium

1983

1983

Les Maisons de la Triennale international exhibition at the Grand Palais, Paris, France and at the Triennale of Milano, Italy (with Federica Zanuso and Paolo Orlandini)

1982

1982

Lamm City stacking chair; I.B.D.

Honorable Mention Award and ROSCOE Commendation AWARD, New York, NY 1982

1982

1982

visiting lecturer at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and at the University of New South Wales in Australia; at the Wellington Polytechnic and at Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand

1982 - 1984

1982 - 1984

lecturer in the Summer Programs of the Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

1980

1980

Antonelli Professional electronic organ

1979

1979

Magis Trio multifunction folding table

Compasso d'Oro Award selection, Milan, Italy 1981; Louvre Musem Design Collection, Paris, France; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

1979

1979

Lamm Modulamm institutional seating system

I.B.D. Product Design Award, Chicago, IL 1986; uninterrupted production since 1979

1979

1979

Antonelli Concerto and Solista electronic organs

Compasso d'Oro Award selection, Milan, Italy 1981

1977

1977

Artemide Pluralis seating system

SMAU Industrial Design Award, Milano 1978

1976

1976

interior design (with Simonetta Bernardi): my house in Cusago (Milan, Italy), the house was designed by Renzo Piano

1975 - 1991

1975 - 1991

lecturer and head of the Industrial Design Department at the Istituto Europeo di Design, Milan, Italy

1975

1975

Elam Le Vele modular easy chairs

1974

1974

Metroquadro three wheeler prototype

1974

1974

Knoll-Velca K institutional seating system

Compasso d'Oro Award selection, Milan, Italy 1979; International ICSID 100 Designers exhibition, Milan, Italy 1983

1974

1974

Knoll-Velca Scaleo folding ladder

Permanent Design Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1971

1971

Siam-1922 Linear office system

SMAU Industrial Design Award selection, Milan, Italy 1971

1970

1970

exhibition design: Compasso d'Oro 1970 at the Sforza Castle, Milan, Italy (with Italo Lupi)

1970

1970

Knoll-Velca VIP coat tree and umbrella stand

1970

1970

Elam Minisit stacking chair (with Marco Zanuso)

Compasso d'Oro Award selection, Milan, Italy 1970

1970

1970

Pirelli PV4 inflatable catamaran (with Paolo Orlandini and Enrico Contreas)

1970 – 2009

business partnership with Paolo Orlandini; after 1970 and until 2009 all designs are coauthored with Paolo Orlandini

1970

1970

brand design for Monticello golf club and residences

1969

1969

Terraillon BA 2000 – 4000 kitchen scale (with Marco Zanuso)

Permanent Design Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1968

1968

Stilnovo Nuvola ceiling lamp (with Marcello Pietrantoni)

Exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York 1969 and at the Vitra Design Museum

1967

1967

coauthor of the book “Elements of Material Technology as an Introduction to the Design Practice”, Tamburini, Milano 1967 (with Renzo Piano and Marco Zanuso)

1967

1967

Bencini Comet C8 movie camera

1965 – 1973

1965 – 1973

in Milan, Italy at the studio of Marco Zanuso

1964

1964

in Venice, California, at Eames' studio

1963

1963

two science fiction book covers

1963

1963

my first product design job: a lawn mower, manufactured by MAC spa

1960

1960

in Chicago, at the Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology, the university where Mies van der Rohe used to teach after 1938

1942

1942

I was born in Milan, Italy

I worked with these Companies

Acerbis International spa, Seriate, Italia
A. & G. Bontempi spa, Camerano, Italia
Antonelli spa, Osimo, Italia
Arc Linea Arredamenti spa, Caldogno, Italia
Artemide spa, Pregnana Milanese, Italia
Bencini spa, Milano, Italia
Biesse spa, Lissone, Italia
Brionvega spa, Milano, Italia
Calligaris spa, Manzano, Italia
Candy Hoover Group srl, Brugherio, Italia
Cantiere Conaver srl, Biassono, Italia
Ciatti spa, Badia a Settimo, Italia
Dall'Oca spa, Ferrara, Italia
Diwar spa, Villanova, Italia
Elam spa, Meda, Italia
Eurosalotto Pedrina srl, Campodarsego, Italia
Fantoni spa, Osoppo, Italia
Fonderie Sime spa, Legnago, Italia
Foster spa, Brescello, Italia
Golf Monticello spa, Cassina Rizzardi, Italia
Grand Soleil spa, Canneto sull Oglio, Italia
ISEA Baggio spa – Altek, Zanè, Italy
Knoll inc, East Greenville, PA, USA
Knox Electronic ltd, El Dorado, KS, USA
Kron Europa sl, Daganzo, Espaňa
Lamm spa, San Secondo Parmense, Italia
Lipparini srl, Crespellano, Italia
MAC spa, Castelfranco Veneto, Italia
Magis spa, Torre di Mosto, Italia
Martinelli Luce spa, Lucca, Italia
Mascagni spa, Casalecchio di Reno, Italia
Metaform Lucchese spa, Monsegrati, Italy
Narbutas uab, Vilnius, Lithuania
Navionics spa, Milano, Italia
Ora Acciaio spa, Pomezia, Italia
Parma Antonio & Figli spa, Solaro, Italia
Paso spa, Milano, Italia
Peg Perego spa, Arcore, Italia
Pirelli & C spa, Milano, Italia
Rimadesio spa, Giussano, Italia
Romagna Plastic srl, Pievesestina di Cesena, Italia
Redi Fàbrica Moveis Metàlicos lda, Trofa, Portugal
Ricagni Condizionatori spa, Peschiera Borromeo, Italia
Riello spa, Legnago, Italia
Sagsa spa, Milano, Italia
Segis spa, Poggibonsi, Italia
Shanghai Allbest Furniture co ltd, Shanghai, China
Segno srl, Parabiago, Italia
Siam 1922, Settimo Torinese, Italia
Snaidero Rino spa, Majano, Italia
Stilnovo spa, Milano, Italia
Terraillon sa, Annemasse, France
Tisettanta spa, Giussano, Italia
Vaghi spa, Bovisio Masciago, Italia
Valenti srl, Assago, Italia
Varaschin srl, Vittorio Veneto, Italia
Velca spa, Legnano, Italia
Vemar Helmets srl, Grosseto, Italy
Versteel Ditto Sales inc, Jasper, IN, USA
Vetta Acumen inc, Sterling VA, USA
Volpato Industrie spa, Spresiano, Italy
Zenith Bilance srl, Milano, Italy