Antonio Citterio

Portrait of Antonio Citterio Antonio Citterio (* born 1950 in Meda/Italy), studied architecture at the Milan Polytechnic. In 1972 he began work as a designer and consultant in the field of industrial design, before joining Terry Dwan as a partner at Studio Citterio/Dwan. From 1990-92 he held a teaching position at the Domus Academy in Milan and was an external examiner for the Furniture Design course at the Royal College of London from 1993-95. Together with Patricia Viel, he founded the multidisciplinary office Antonio Citterio and Partners in Milan in 1999, and from 1999 to 2002 he also taught on the architectural faculty at the Università della Svizzera Italiana. He resumed a position on the faculty of this university in 2006. In addition to designing furniture classics such as Spoon and Gastone for Kartell or the Oson and Visaroll chair series for Vitra, Antonio Citterio also designed the manufacturing and administration complex for Vitra in Neuenburg, Germany.

Lounge Chair Grand Repos
AC 4
ID Mesh
ID Trim L
Unix Chair with four star base
ID Trim
Unix Chair with five star base
ID Soft
Axess Plus
ID Air
ID Soft Black Special
ID Trim Conference
Spoon Chair
Lounge Chair Repos
Visavis 2
Unix Chair with four-legged base on castors
Visaroll 2

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(smow) blog compact: To work sitting or standing, that is the question...., 03.10.2014

... And so because where such companies lead others inevitably follow we fully expect that Orgatec 2014 will see numerous further producers unveil their solutions for working standing up, in addition of course to new developments in the Vitra systems, for as ... I don’t like to work just for the moment. ... My approach is to develop existing systems and to make changes every few years." We'll keep you updated. From a standing position, naturally. *...

(smow) blog 2013. A pictorial review: February, 25.12.2013

... IMM Cologne kept us busy into February, but the month also saw the opening of an Eileen Gray retrospective in Paris, a visit to the Louis Kahn exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum and the sad passing of James...

Orgatec 2012 Interview: Antonio Citterio "I like to work on products that are developed over time. I don't like to work just for the moment", 11.02.2013

... Since his first collaborations with the company in the late 1980s Antonio Citterio has worked with Vitra on numerous key projects including the Ad Hoc system, the AC and ID office chair systems and most recently the Grand Repos lounge chair. At Orgatec 2012 ... At Orgatec 2012 Antonio Citterio and Vitra presented the latest fruits of their cooperation and we took the opportunity to speak to Antonio Citterio about working with Vitra and his admiration for...

VitraHaus - Èt År: Et Interview med Eckart Maise, 02.08.2011

... Lige for tiden er Suita-sofaen udstillet, og i den forbindelse talte vi på forhånd med Antonio Citterio, lyttede til hans feedback og optimerede derefter et par forskellige områder. Mange af møbeldesignerne er i regelmæssigt kontakt med vores in-house...

One Year VitraHaus: An Interview with Eckart Maise, 09.06.2011

... For example at the moment the Suita sofa display. We discussed that with Antonio Citterio in advance, gathered his feedback and then optimised a few points. But also many of the designers are in regular contact with our in-house interior designers and so...

Fuorisalone Milan Design Week 2011 Interview: Eckart Maise, Vitra Chief Design Officer, 13.04.2011

... Ahead of the official launch we caught up with Vitra Chief Design Officer Eckart Maise to discuss the new products and the Vitra Home Collection in general. (smow): Herr Maise, before we discuss the new products, and maybe as a little helpful background. ... With, for example, Antonio Citterio we've been working together for 25 years. Or with the Bouroullecs we’ve now been co-operating for 12 or 13 years. And although there are obviously phases where...

Orgatec 2010: Vitra, 02.12.2010

... The other dominant designer within Vitra's Orgatec 2010 show was Antonio Citterio. In addition to the Suita Club Sofa / Armchair and  Unix Chair Citterio's most important contribution was without question the new ID Chair Concept. Centred around a new...

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