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Michele De Lucchi

architetto Michele De Lucchi S.r.l., Milano, Italy

Award Participations

  • iF product design award 1997
  • iF product design award 1994
  • iF product design award 1990


Michele De Lucchi belongs to the younger generation of Italien architects of international reputation. He was a driving force with his group "Cavart" in the years of Radical Design and he was partner founder of "Memphis" which was to become one of the most important contributors of new orientation in the eighties. Today, the activities of his studio in Milan range from industrial design, furniture and interior design, to architecture for private and commercial use.

Among the clients in Europe are Artemide, Kartell, Bieffe, Mandarina Duck and Pelikan. For several years the studio has also been strongly involved with clients from Japan.
As a permanent consultant for Olivetti, De Lucchi is responsible for the design of large computers, banking machines and office furniture systems. De Lucchi has been asked to teach as Professor of Design at Domus, Academy, Milan, Cranbrook University, Detrot and University of Palermo. (1997)