Design Icon: Andrea Branzi
Andrea Branzi, Italian architect and designer, is one of the most charismatic figures on the international design scene. Explore the furnishing and lighting pieces he designed for Ghidini 1961.
In 1976 he participated in the “Alchemia” design group, founded by Alessandro Guerrero: a movement renowned for being a laboratory for experimental industrial design. A few years later,
In 2008, Branzi was named an Honorary Royal Designer in the United Kingdom and he received an honorary degree from La Sapienza in Rome. That same year, his work was featured in an installation at the Fondation Cartier, Paris. His works are part of the permanent collections of major museums including: the Center Georges Pompidou in Paris; the Victoria and Albert Museum in London; the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston; the Israel Museum in Jerusalem; and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, among others.
At present, Andrea Branzi, lives and works in Milan where he is a professor of industrial design at the prestigious Politecnico di Milano University.
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