Alessandro Mendini


Alessandro Mendini is an architect, designer and artist, born in Milan in 1931. He graduated in Architecture in 1959, and his first place of employment was Studio Nizzoli Associati. Together with his brother Francesco, in 1989 he opened Atelier Mendini in Milan, creating objects, furniture, spaces, paintings, installations and architecture. He works with international companies including Magis, Alessi, Philips, Cartier, Bisazza, Swatch, Hermès and Venini, and is a consultant for various industrial companies, as far away as eastern Asia, helping them solve their image and design difficulties.