Franco Sargiani

Olivari designers

Modena, 1940

An architect who graduates from the Milan Polytechnic, Sargiani specializes in several studios in England, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. After returning to Italy, he opens a studio and works as an architect, building private homes, residential buildings, office buildings, and industrial complexes.





— Programma 8, Alessi
— Franco Sargiani

He designs several products with Eija Helander, including Alessi’s famed Program 8 in 1975. This modular system revolutionizes tableware design and is still being manufactured.

Several of Sargiani’s objects are found in the permanent collections of Milan, San Paolo, Berlin, Solingen and Dusseldorf museums.

— Orologio Tanto X cambiare, Alessi