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Design Icon: Matteo Cibic

Matteo Cibic, polyhedral designer who loves mixing different production techniques to create unique objects, result of the work and the experience of various artisans. Explore a selection of iconic decorative objects and furniture he designed for Bonottoeditions.

Matteo Cibic Portrait. Photo by Davide Gallizio

Matteo Cibic was born in Parma, Italy, in 1983. After graduating, he moved to his uncle’s home in Milan and enrolled in Politecnico of Milano, where he got an Industrial Design degree while working full time at Cibic&Partners, with his well-known uncle, Aldo Cibic. In Milan he began to collaborate with other young artists and in 2006 he founded his own creative company ‘Matteo Cibic Studio’ based in Milan and Vicenza. Since then he works with his team of designers to develop pieces and creative ideas not only for private collectors, but international companies as well. Their objects have been included in several temporary and permanent exhibitions worldwide at institutions such as the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Shanghai Glass Museum while he has been the creative mind behind the development of products for international brands such as Beck’s, Benetton Group (Fabrica) and Nespresso. Over time, his creations continued reflecting interesting themes and ideas, like those collaboration with ​​Mutaforma among many others.

For me, the term design changes its meaning every morning, every day. It is a way to express myself, to have fun, to eat and also a way to create objects of wonder. It is a tool to satisfy my extreme curiosity.

Monstera tables designed by Matteo Cibic for Bottega Gadda
Domsai Hardy&Laurel designed by Matteo Cibic
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