Antonio Citterio

Olivari designers

Meda (IT), 1950

Antonio Citterio started his design office in 1972, graduating in architecture at the Milan Polytechnic in 1975. Between 1987 and 1996 he worked in association with Terry Dwan and, together, they designed buildings in Europe and Japan. In 2000, with Patricia Viel, he founded a practice for architecture and interior design, developing international complex long-term projects, at all scales and in synergy with a qualified network of specialist consultants.





— NOVE, edificio per uffici, Monaco, 2018, progetto Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, ph. Rainer Taepper

Antonio Citterio currently works in the industrial design sector with Italian and foreign companies such as Ansorg, Arclinea, Axor-Hansgrohe, B&B Italia, Flexform, Flos, Hermès, Iittala, Kartell, Maxalto, Sanitec (Geberit Group), Technogym, TVS and Vitra.

— Technogym Village, Cesena, 2012, progetto Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, ph. courtesy Technogym

In 1987 and in 1994 Antonio Citterio was awarded the Compasso d’Oro-ADI. From 2006 to 2016 he has been professor of Architectural Design at the Mendrisio Academy of Architecture (Switzerland).

— Bulgari Hotel, Milano, 2004, progetto Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, ph. Leo Torri
In 2008 he was honoured by the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce of London, which gave him the title of Royal Designer for Industry.