Piero Lissoni

Piero Lissoni

Piero Lissoni started his career as a designer in the late 70s.

After his Architecture degree at Milan Polytechnic, he started his collaboration
with Boffi in 1985, as designer first and than as Art Director until today.

Together with Nicoletta Canesi, Piero Lissoni founded Studio Lissoni in 1986 (later
become Lissoni Associati) and Graph.x in 1996, developing projects of Architecture,
Interiors, Industrial and Graphic Design in addition to Art Direction and Corporate

Nowadays among the clients of the around 60 designer L.A.+G.X Studio are: Alessi,
Artelano, Boffi, Cappellini, Cassina, Fantini, Flos/Antares, Fritz Hansen, Glas
Italia, Benetton Group, Kartell, Knoll International, La Rinascente, Lema, Living
Divani, Matteograssi, Porro, Tecno, O Property Collection and Wella/P&G.

Industrial design and graphic projects range from furniture, accessories, kitchens,
bathrooms, lighting fixtures to corporate identity, signage and packaging.

Interior projects include showrooms, trade stands, hotels, private houses and

Among the recent realizations of interiors are: a private villa near Como (2005);
in Venice, restoration and furnishing of all common areas of the luxury Hotel
"Monaco & Grand Canal" (2002-2004), the Bacaro Bar (2003) and
the re-design of the historical "Zanin" pastry shop (2006); in Istanbul
the Bentley Design HotelTM; in Switzerland the "Al Porto" Design
HotelTM by the Zurich Lake; in Tokyo the "Mitsui Garden" business
Hotel in Ginza district (2006).

Furthermore: interiors for private residences in Milan, Montecarlo, Tokyo, Moscow
and Tel Aviv; the main Boffi showrooms around the world; Porro showroom ViaDurini15
in Milan, Cassina showroom in Paris along with various Cassina IXC in Japan;
the Milan offices of La Rinascente Group; Tecno headquarters and showroom; the
corporate identity for the American fashion designer Elie Tahari, including
various stores; a 37m sailing yacht for a New York art dealer in collaboration
with Studio Brenta Yacht Design (2005) and a just launched 50m private motor

Among the latest assignments, still in progress: the interiors of the Shangri
LaTM Hotel & Resort in Miami;

a luxury resort at the Turks & Caicos Islands, inclusive of a Mandarin HotelTM
and private villas; a five star hotel in Jerusalem, in Italy the re-design of
headquarters/factories for Boffi, Glas and Living Divani; projects for a theatre,
private villas in Italy and apartments in Moscow, NY and Tel Aviv; the interior
architecture and decoration for a 63m motor yacht.

Besides new collections presented during the last Milan Furniture Fair for the
long list of corporate clients Piero Lissoni is Art Director for: Boffi, Lema,
Living Divani, Porro and Tecno.

His recent awards include the induction in the New York "Hall of Fame of Interior Design" (2005), the New Designer of the Year at the "World
Superyachts Awards" for the interiors of Ghost sailing yacht (2006) and
The Best of the Best prize at IMM Cologne (2006).

Furthermore he won three times the Good Design Award by "The Chicago Atheneum
Museum of Arch. & Design" (2000-2002-2006) and last but not least,
"Table System" kitchen by Boffi received the Best kitchen Award
by Elle Decor Intern (2005) and "Tubular Bells" lamp by Flos won
the Red Dot Design Award (2007).