A leading figure in the Italian and international design universe, Carlo Colombo is one of Italy's best known and prolific designers, with a recognizable touch.
Carlo Colombo was born in Brianza, the land of the greatest Italian furniture companies and home to several key figures of contemporary design. Having graduated with a degree in architecture from the Politecnico di Milano, his career has grown with great intensity and success, including his iconic pieces such as the Minerva chairs or the Bali armchairs, the award-winning Albume washbasins, and the Sveva sofa.
This book recounts the multifaceted universe of a designer poised between passion and rationality. It draws on a selection of his most significant design products, his methodology, creative inputs and collaborations with protagonists from the business and finance worlds, as well as enlightened clients and artists.
About The Author
Maria Vittoria Capitanucci is an architecture historian and critic who teaches History of Contemporary Architecture at the Politecnico di Milano. She collaborates with specialized magazines and websites and is the author of various essays and monographic works.