Design: Marcello Cuneo
Born in Cagliari in 1933, he lives and works in Milan where he graduated in Architecture. He collaborated with Architect Gio' Ponti from 1962 to 1970, with whom he helped to develop major international projects like office buildings, department stores, museums, churches and villas. He has been working as a freelance professional since 1971 and his interests are quite varied, dealing with architecture, furniture and industrial design.
"A. Palladio" Award 1967, Vicenza, for industrial design in ceramics for the lamp "Longobarda" produced by Gabbianelli, Milan "Guten Industrieform" Award 1978, Hannover for a multipurpose chair "System 10" produced by Comforto, Ahlen (D). Honourable mentions at the XI "Compasso d'Oro" 1979, Milan,for the easy chair "Cross" produced by Arflex and for a loudspeaker produced by Ghieri, Milan. His works have been exhibited at various events and shows in Italy and abroad including: "Italy: new domestic landscape" 1972 - (MOMA), New York; "Introduction to design" - Israel Museum, Jerusalem; "Design and Design", Milan; "BIO", Lubiana; "Italienisches Mobel Design 1950-80" - Stadt Museum, Koln.
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