PAOLO LOMAZZI

Paolo Lomazzi is an Italian designer known for his temporary architecture, product design and exhibition set-up and design. He founded his first design practice in 1966 with Donato D’Urbino and Jonatan De Pas. Jonatan passed away in 1991, but Lomazzi continued to work with Donato D’Urbino until 2016. His works are well documented in all the main books on design history. He designed for several institutions, among which we can mention: the Israel Museum, La Triennale di Milano, the UN and ICE Istituto Italiano per il commercio estero. Many of his works are exhibited in the design collections of various museums all over the world. In 1983, Lomazzi curated for Rai the movie “Dal cucchiaio alla città”. He was awarded with the Compasso d’oro in 1979 and with the Honorary award in 2018. Together with his projects, he also works on theory and culture, as for instance as a professor teacher at the Politecnico di Milano (1999-2008), at IUAV in Venice (2005-2011) and at ISAI in Vicenza (2010-2013). In 2010 his works have been recognised by the Archival Superintendency of Lombardy as of particularly important historical interest and the Archive donated to the CASVA Center for Advanced Studies of the City of Milan.

 

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