Born in  Meda in 1950, he founded his design studio in 1972, although he did not graduate at the Milan Polytechnic until 1975.

antonio citterio

Like almost all the great designers, the creations of Citterio cover fields as diverse as:
cutlery, fitness equipment, buildings for large corporations, furniture, kitchens, fittings ….

In 1987 he won the prestigious Compasso d’Oro with its Sity collection, designed for B&B

sity, citterio, b&b

In 1990 appeared his famous collection of chairs designed for VITRA.

vitra, citterio


In the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art (New York) and the Centre Pompidou (Paris), we find pieces like the Mobil container for Kartell



Considered as one of the best architects and designers from Italy, in 1999 and associated with Patricia Viel founded “Antonio Citterio and Partners”. From his studio he is still working for companies such as Flos, Hermes, Sanitec, Flexform, … and much more.