The architect, designer and art director Piero Lissoni (1956), after graduating from the Politecnico di Milano, founded the Milan based interdisciplinary studio Lissoni Associati in 1986 together with Nicoletta Canesi, developing architecture, interior and industrial design projects. Ten years later saw the opening of Graph.x, the graphics studio specializing in brand development and corporate identity. In 2013 it was the turn of Lissoni Architettura and in 2015 the New York based Lissoni Inc was established to follow the international market.
With its staff of 70, the studio develops architecture, interiors, design and graphics projects, including villas, residential complexes, offices, factories, theatres, restaurants and hotels, yachts, shops, retail areas, museum fit-outs, exhibition stands, furniture and lighting.
Piero Lissoni is art director of Alpi, Boffi, DePadova, Living Divani, Lema, Lualdi, Porro and Sanlorenzo for whom he designs a variety of products. He also designs for many international brands including Alessi, Antrax, B&B, Bonacina1889, Cappellini, Cassina, Cotto, Fantini, Flos, Glas ltalia, Golran, llly, Janus et Cie, Kartell, Kerakoll, Knoll, Nerosicilia, Olivari, Salvatori, Teena, Viccarbe.
Recently completed architectural projects include The Middle House for the Swire Hotels Group in Shanghai (2018), The Oberoi Beach Resort Al Zorah Ajman in the UAE (2017), Gasa Fantini, an 11-room hotel on the shores of Lake Orla (2017), the Sanlorenzo SX88 yacht (2017), Roomers Hotel in Baden-Baden with 130 rooms and spa (2016), Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam (2012), Mamilla Hotel in Jerusalem (2009), the renovation of the historic Teatro Nazianale in Milan (2009) and the production headquarters of Fantini spa (2018), Kerakoll Design Lab (2014), Glas ltalia (2010) and Living Divani (2007).
Current projects include the Hotel Park in Croatia, the Autograph Hotel and Residences in Budapest, the Miami Beach Ritz-Carlton Residences, apartments at 45 Park Place in New York, and private villas in Amsterdam, New York and Tel Aviv.
Piero Lissoni has received a series of international awards, including the Good Design Award, the Red Dot Award and the Compasso d’Oro ADI. He is Board Member of the MAXXI National Museum in Rome, professor and part of the Advisory Board at the Politecnico di Milano, he is Honorary Member of the Altagamma International Honorary Council.
Since 1989 he has designed for Boffi:
For the kitchen collections:
Aprile, Boffi_Code, Combine, Duemilaotto, Case System 2.3, Case System 5.0, Hide tall units, L T, Madia, Open, Table System, WK6, Zone; Fold table; Upper Units cabinets.
For the bathroom collections:
Glass, Boffi_Code, Duemilaotto, Soho, Universal, Traves, Zone, Wood-ln, Upper Wall; 200cl, Cathino, Canale, Fisher Island, lceland, PHW, Sidel and Universal washbasins; Stage, Tools, Veneziana, WK6 mirrors ; Liquid taps ; Garden; XY sanitary fixtures; Sliding box cubicle; Fisher Island, lceland and Swim C, Faroe bathtubs.
For the system collections:
Brompton, Greene, Antibes, Solferino and Saint Germain wardrobes and boiserie.