Carlo Colombo

Carlo Colombo is considered one of the most important international Architect and designer. He started his career right away with designing for top level brands. From this moment he collects hundreds of collaborations with the most important brands of design made in Italy like Antonio Lupi, Artemide, Bentley Home, Bugatti Home, Flou, Flexform, Franke, Giorgetti, iGuzzini, Penta, Poliform, Trussardi Casa, Varenna, just to mention some. Beyond the design of products and furniture, Colombo also takes care of strategy and marketing for the companies, develops graphic projects and curates exhibitions, works as a consultant and Art Director. The work that initially was concentrated on design and interior, extends progressively also in the field of constructions in Italy and abroad.In n2004 the architect is awarded as designer of the year; in 2009 wins an international competition for the design of the two multifunctional towers in Abu Dhabi and from 2011 teaches design at the De Tao Masters Academy of Beijing in China. He receives a lot more awards all over the world, amongst them the Elle Decor International Design Award in 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011, the Good Design Award of the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and the Chicago Ath enaeumin in 2009, in 2012 e 2014 e 2016 he wins the Red Dot Design Award, the Interior Innovation Award e and the iF design award with Teuco. In 2017 in Switzerland he was awarded by the Italian Console with title of Knight of Order of Merit for Labour. Also in 2017, he won the International Design Award in Los Angeles with the sculpture armchair “784”, and he was also included in the volume “100 Italian excellences”. Today the studio deals with projects in large scale all over the world, from design to interior as well as architecture.