Biography

Pinuccio Borgonovo was born in Giussano (Milan-Italy) in 1956. Following his studies at the State Art Institute of Cantù, he joined the Design Centre of a major furniture company, where he acquired extensive experience in R&D within the field of products industrial design.

In 1987, he went free-lance and worked as a consultant for some leading furniture companies. In collaboration with their R&D Centers and designers, he created products of international success.

In 1992, he started cooperating with Former, designing a furniture collection based on innovative concepts that led to the development of the first modular system to appear on the market with finished multi-purpose elements.

In 2001 for Citterio, he created a new home concept founded on a space where there is interaction of products characterized by an evident technical arrangement:

  • a modular system,
  • a collection of tables (recommended for the Compasso d’Oro 2005),
  • a program/system for closing and subdividing the space (doors, sliding and partition walls).

In addition to products design and industrialization, he is art director for some companies and responsible for their image and communication strategies. He designs for several companies of the furniture industry, including:

  • Citterio,
  • Flou,
  • Former,
  • Gallotti e Radice,
  • Pamar.

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