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Denis Santachiara

Born in 1950, Campagnola,Italy

. merges art and design in his work and has an extraordinary approach in design by dealing with the linguistic potential of design since 1975,
. his work was shown at the Centre Pompidou, Louvre, Grand Palais in Paris, Museum of Modern Art in Tokio, Chicago Atheneeum, Vitra Museum, Berlaghe Museum in Amsterdam,  MoMa in New York and  Museum of Design in Milan,
.  taught and gave seminars at ISIA of Florence ,Rietveld school of Rotterdam, Royal college of London, Les ateliers of Paris, Escuela de diseno of Barcelona,  the University of Tokyo ,University of Jerusalem, Accademy of the arts of St. Petersburg, Accademy of Brera, Politecnico di  Milano,  the Domus Accademy, Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan, FMI in Washington, Cambridge University Boston, Universitad Mayor of Santiago del Chile, University of Venice IUAV, Creative Academy in Milan, Universitad Veritas in Costa Rica,
. collaborated and collaborates with italian and foreign industries for the design and the research of new products and enterprises such as Snia Viscosa,Centrostile FIAT, Progetto Cultura Montedison, B&B, French Ministry of culture, Luceplan, Artemide, Swatch, Mandarina Duck, Rosenthal, Panasonic, Domodinamica, Vitra, Campeggi, Superga, Bang-Olufsen, Banca Generali, De Padova, Chrysler/Benz, Foscarini, Marutomy, Baleri Italia, La Murrina, Serralunga, Koizumy, Erreti,Bonaldo, Magis, Zerodisegno, Post Design, Polsit, Naos,Fontana Arte ,Isedit.


Awards:

. Compasso d'oro, 1986
. Good Design award of the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, 1999
. Design World Prize, 2000


Famous Works:

On/Off table lamp,with Franco Raggi  for Luceplan, 1988
Boox Bookcase, for Desalto, 2006
Grande Nuvola, with A2A and Solares Fondazione Delle Arti, 2008
Santavase, for Serralunga, 2008

Website(s):
- www.denisantachiara.it

Denis Santachiara Products in Designpedia

Tato
[1990-1999]

Swing
[2000-2009]

OnOff
[1980-1989]

Mama
[1990-1999]

Booxx
[1980-1989]

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