Giulio Cappellini: Redefining Progressive Contemporary Design

On a journey to discover the best furniture designers in Milan, we introduce you Giulio Cappellini, redifining contemporary design every day!

Giulio Cappellini is an emblematic figure in the international design panorama, showcasing how contemporary design can be exciting, stunning, filled with personality. Today, we take a look at his life and work to discover the secret to breaking the boundaries of progressive contemporary design with ambitious projects and products that will forever be in the hearts of design lovers!


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Named “the Godfather of design”, Giulio Cappelini is a famous Milanese architect that has been redifining the meaning of contemporary design since 1979. With a charming attitude, energetic spirit and refreshing views of design, his work started to turn more specifically to one of a designer’s, successfullly establishing himself as a brand in the design world.

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Cappellini dedicates his entire soul and passion to design, perhaps that’s why his projects and products never stand still in time, but rather renew themselves constantly, such as himself. In the search for better design that will redefine the industry, he has become a favorite amongst design lovers, as well as the art director for many important brands in the field.

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Cappellini has become nothing short of a trendsetter, even becoming universally recognized as a talent scout for young professionals in the area. Many were those that have been launched through collaborations with his brand, such as Marc Newson, Marcel Wanders or Jasper Morrison. In fact, his vast experience in the field have enabled him to spread his knowledge at international design schools or in other establishments around the world as a visiting professor.

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25 Hours Hotel in Zurich (Project by Cappellini)

Cappellini isn’t just a genius of product design though, his experience and passion has lead to many interior design projects that blow minds and steal hearts. From Melbourne to Detroit, Istanbul to Verona, Giulio Cappellini’s projects are a joy to see, inspiring design aficionados all over the world.

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Cappellini is a long apologist of the quality of Italian design, a multifaceted design genius that is marked by his incredible career as godfather of Milan’s design. Architect, designer, entrepreneur and talent scount, he’s definitely one of the greatest names in design in many years.


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