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Andrea Branzi
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Andrea Branzi

born in 1938 Florence, Italy

. graduated from architecture in Florence in 1967.
. from 1964 to 1974, was part of the group working under the name Archizoom Associates.
. in 1972, took part in the MoMA Show: "Italy: The New Domestic Landscape".
. in the mid-1970s, collaborated on Riccardo Dalisi's didactic project Global Tools.
. in the late 1970s, set up CDM, a Milan-based group of design consultants.
. in 1977, coordinated the exhibit and book II design italiano degli anni Cinquanta, for CentroKappa.
. is associate professor at the Third Faculty of Architecture and Industrial Design at Politecnico di Milano.
. is a promoter of the Italian Radical Architecture movement.
. has collaborated with many companies in Italy and worldwide, such as Alessi, Artemide, Cassina, Poltronova, Vitra and Zanotta.
. wrote many books, including 'Learning from Milan', 'The Hot House' and 'Domestic Animals'.
. in 1982, designed the "Century" sofa and ceramics for Memphis.
. in 1983, was one of the founders of the 'Domus Academy'.
. in 1987, obtained the Compasso d'Oro Award for his practical and theoretical work in the design world.

 

Famous Works:

Superonda Sofa, 1966, for Poltronova
Dreambed, 1967, for Poltronova
Lori Chair, 1979, for Zanotta
Century Sofa, 1982, for Memphis
Animali Domestici Chair, 1985, for Zabro
Aida Chair, 1987, for Zanotta
Altera Chair, 1992, for Zanotta
Revers Chair, 1993, for Cassina S.p.A.

Website(s):
- www.andreabranzi.it

Andrea Branzi Products in Designpedia

Superonda
[1960-1969]

Revers
[1990-1999]

Niccola
[1990-1999]

Generic Tales
[1990-1999]

Animali Domestici
[1980-1989]

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