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HeadLine Swivel Chair

Claudio & Mario Bellini

Father and son team Mario (born 1935 in Milan/Italy) and Claudio (born 1963 in Milan Italy) Bellini both studied architecture at the renowned Milan Polytechnikum. Father Mario Bellini initially taught at the Istituto Superiore die Desegno Industriale in Venice before taking up a post as adviser to Olivetti. In 1973 Mario Bellini established the architecture and design bureau "Studio Bellini" in Milan. In 1987 the Museum of Modern Art in New York presented a retrospective of his work. Since 1995 Mario Bellini teaches at the University in Turin, as well as leading courses and classes worldwide. Son Claudio joined his fathers Studio in 1996 and since then the pair have produced range of classic-styled furniture. Among the most important designs by Mario and Claudio Bellini is the revolutionary Headline Chair system for Vitra.