Born in 1951. Michele De Lucchi has been engaged with projects, industrial design and hand-crafted design products ever since. During the Radical Design period he was a leader in the Cavart group. He was a co-founder of Memphis, a movement that developed new trends in design of the eighties.
In 1990 he created “Produzione Privata”, a small company dedicated to experimental products, where mass distribution was not involved.
De Lucchi Studio has been involved in important projects in Japan, Germany and Italy, working for Artemide, Kartell, Mandarina Duck, Pelikan, Deutsche Bank, Conrad, Deutsche Bundesbahn, Matsushita, Rosenthal, Decaux, just to mention a few names. Consultant to Olivetti, Michele De Lucchi is in charge for the design of their products, including for equipments for banks and office furniture. He has been teaching in a number of schools and Universities, such as Domus Academy in Milan, The Faculty of Architecture in Palermo and Milan, the Cranbrook University in Detroit.
He received international awards, including the “Gute Industrieform”, “Deutsche Auswahl” and “Rote Punkt für hohe und höchste Design Qualität” in Germany, “Good Design” in Japan, thel “Compasso d’Oro” and the “Premio Smau” in Italy. He published many articles on selected Italian and international magazines and newspapers.
COLOMBO DESIGN STRENGTHENS PARTNERSHIP WITH CESANA
Colombo Design and Cesana continue on their development path by strengthening the strategic
partnership that already links the two companies from 2014 for the production and marketing of
shower boxes in Italy and on all the main foreign markets. Colombo Design has acquired a
corporate participation of Cesana srl, supporting the founding partners in the management of the
company and giving modern production and logistics help, one of the most modern and efficient in
the sector at a European level. Important news that will follow in the coming months. The
production of the shower enclosures will be integrated into the production unit of Terno d'Isola
(BG) starting from the month of September. The commercial and distribution structure will be
strengthened and supported thanks to the physical opening of a prestigious exhibition space in Via
Solferino 18 in Milan. The investments foreseen for the development of products are also
significant and only few will be part of the exhibition at the Salone del Bagno 2018 stand.