The Eameses are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design, industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts. Charles Eames was born in 1907 in St. Louis, Missouri. He attended school there and developed an interest in engineering and architecture.
Born in 1959, Tom Dixon is a British designer specialising mainly in furniture. He was born in Sfax, Tunisia and moved to the United Kingdom at the age of four. Without formal training, he began designing furniture in his early 20s. Among his most notable creations are the Mirrorball light and the Wingback Chair.
Born in Pisa, the town where he has chosen to live and work. His professional training is the result of studies Art and Architecture in Florence. From the beginning he has always shown an interest both the phenomena of the world of conceptual art and the ones of radical design.
Patricia Urquiola was born in Oviedo in Spain. After studying at the Facultad de Arquitetura de Madrid, she graduated from the Milan Polytechnic in 1989 with Achille Castiglioni and in 2001 opened her own studio. Being a Spanish and an Italian designer has undoubtedly influenced her work.
Antonio Citterio is an Italian architect, furniture designer and industrial designer who lives and works in Milan. From 1987 to 1996 worked in association with Terry Dwan, designing buildings in Europe and Japan.
Lindsey Adelman lives and works in her hometown of New York City. She has specialized in lighting design since 1996. Founded in 2006, her studio has grown into a group of forty with a recent location opening in Los Angeles. The lighting collections are driven by developing industrial modular systems to capture the ephemeral, fleeting beauty of nature.
EOOS, a design collaborative established in Vienna in 1995 by Martin Bergmann (b. 1963), Gernot Bohmann (b. 1968), and Harald Gründl (b. 1967), was founded after the trio graduated from the Venetian University of Applied Arts. Today, the internationally renowned collaborative approaches complex furniture, product and shop design challenges by examining past roots in a contemporary context.
Rodolfo Dordoni, architect and designer, was born in Milan, where he graduated in Architecture. His collaboration with Molteni&C has gone beyond the production of individual products and has become the creation of a collection for the dining room and night systems.