RICCARDO GIOVANETTI DESIGN STUDIO

RICCARDO GIOVANETTI

designer

He was born in Milan in 1967. He attended the Faculty of Architecture at the Milan Polytechnic where he graduated in Industrial Design in 1992. He began his career in the field of design by working as a designer for a number of new brands, which in those years appeared in the panorama of design production. Alongside these first experiences he was deeply involved in design research, borne out, among other things, by many different projects held in Italy and Japan. The new millennium signalled the start of a new phase, which saw a growing activity in the world of industrial design; testifying to this fact are collaborations with prestigious firms such as Azimut, Cassina, Fast, Flou, Fontana Arte, Leucos, Pallucco, SpHaus, Whirlpool.

He works also as design director for several international firms as Armstrong, Bayer, Forbo, Frati, Takett, Omnidecor. He designs temporary exhibitions for important museums and galleries as Triennale in Milano, Danish Design Centre in Copenhagen, Living Design Centre in Tokyo and Musée Des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. As architect he designs several important architectures and private interiors in France, Italy and Portugal. He has won several awards for his exemplary design works. Some of his design works have become a permanent feature in various exhibition hall.  He’s visiting professor at ISAD - Istituto Superiore di Architettura e Design and SCP - Scuola Politecnica di Design in Milan.

“Design means thinking of discrete and elegant objects that everyone can see as theirs.”

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