Marco Zanuso

Marco Zanuso (1916-2001) was one of the greatest interpreters of the culture of the modern, as an architect, designer and university professor. Trained at the Milan Polytechnic and, in the post-war period, co-director of the magazine Domus with Ernesto N. Rogers, he obtained several times the Gold Medal and the Grand Prix of the Milan Triennale (VIII, IX, X, XI, XIII), and five Compassi d'Oro in the years between 1956 and 1985. Zanuso was one of the first designers in Italy to take an interest in the problems of product industrialization, going beyond the aesthetic question to incorporate variables of a technological, industrial, distribution and The shape of an object intended for serial reproduction, according to Zanuso, is therefore a synthesis of opportunities, experiments and innovations located in the concrete process that links creativity, production and socio-cultural context. "I am interested in giving shape through the project to what I call complexity "Marco Zanuso.