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Antonio Citterio in 10 projects

| Designbest editorial staff

H

e is often referred to as the “gentleman on the design scene”. Best-known for his elegant aesthetic, understated and timeless, Antonio Citterio is undoubtedly one of the most famous Italian designers around. Born in Meda, northwest Italy, in 1950 Antonio Citterio began his career at only 22 years old when, prior to graduating in architecture, he started his first studio. He’s come a long way since then, collaborating with the top firms on the international design and furniture scenes, winning countless awards such as two ADI Compasso d’Oro awards and effortlessly conquering the fields of public spaces and luxury design. For over twenty years in fact, Antonio Citterio has combined work in the field of product design with architecture projects such as private homes and public spaces that include showrooms, hotels, factories and offices.

Antonio Citterio is known for his distinctive design method: space and function take centre stage and in addition, he is constantly pursuing a meticulous quest for beauty. The timeless styles that results as a consequence combines production logistics and the needs of the end consumers. Therefore, we have selected 10 projects that perfectly represent Antonio Citterio’s aesthetic and design method. 

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