Giuseppe Manzoni


He was born in Oggiono (province of Lecco) in 1952. He studied at the Scuola Politecnica di Design, Milan, under Bruno Munari, Alberto Rosselli and Isao Hosoe. He graduated in industrial design in 1976. He later worked with Ramstein and De Vries. As a devotee of and expert on ancient and modern carpets, he has over the years curated monographic exhibitions on the subject. A member of ADI, he designs for furniture, lighting and small-furnishings manufacturers. He also handles global image management and art direction for a number of these companies.