Antonio Citterio was born in Meda in 1950, started his
design office in 1972, and graduated in architecture at the Milan
Polytechnic in 1975.Between 1987 and 1996 he worked in association with
Terry Dwan and, together, they created buildings in Europe and Japan.
In 1999, with Patricia Viel, he founded “Antonio Citterio and Partners.”
The studio operates at international level developing complex long-term
projects, all scales and in synergy with a qualified network of
specialist consultants. Among the several typologies of projects
realized are: urban plans, residential and commercial complexes,
industrial establishments, conservative restructuring of public
buildings and planning of spaces for work, offices, showrooms and
hotels. The firm is also active in the sector of corporate communication
and implements projects for temporary events and exhibitions.
Antonio Citterio is
currently working in the industrial design sector with Italian and
foreign companies such as Ansorg, Arclinea, Axor-Hansgrohe, B&B
Italia, Flexform, Flos, Fusital, Hermès, Iittala, Kartell, Maxalto,
Sanitec Group – Pozzi Ginori, Technogym, Tre Più and Vitra.
In 2004 Electa published the monograph “Antonio Citterio Industrial design” and in 2005, Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi’s monograph “Antonio Citterio” was published by Edilstampa. In 2007 Skira published the monograph “Antonio Citterio. Architettura e Design.” In 1987 and in 1994 Antonio Citterio
received the Compasso d’Oro-ADI award. Since 2006 he has been an
architectural design instructor at the Università della Svizzera
Italiana, Academy of Architecture in Mendrisio. In 2008 he
was honored by the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts,
Manufactures & Commerce of London, which gave him the title of Royal
Designer for Industry.In September 2009 the studio changed its name to “Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners”.