Alessandro Mendini

Alessandro Mendini Photograph

Alessandro Mendini was born in Milan in 1931 and proceeded to become one of the premier designers in MODERNISM.  He graduated from the Politecnico of Milan in1959 and worked as a designer with Narcello Nizzoli., besides being an Architect and Designer he also worked for Casabella, Modo and Domus Magazines.  In 1979 he was a partner at the Studio Alchimia working with Ettore Sottsass and Michele de Lucchi.  In 1982 he co-founded the Domus Academy, a post graduate design school in Milan.  He still teaches at the University of Milan and runs the Atelier Mendini in Milan with his brother Francesco. 

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