Massimo Castagna, Italy (*1957)
10 products of 3 manufacturers.
His main projects include the semipermanent laboratory ‘Piramide’ designed for the Italian National Research Council (CNR), set up in Nepal, at 5,050 m above sea level, in 1991. Used as a high altitude research laboratory, it was selected for the 18th Milan Triennale.
In 1991 he started to pursue a career in interior decoration, providing designs and consultancy for training and renovation of furniture showrooms, and establishing partnerships with furniture manufacturers.
His main customers include Minotti – armchairs and sofas (exhibition and product design), Rossana RB – kitchens (art direction, exhibition and product design), Ceccotti Collezioni (art direction, exhibition and product design) and Acerbis International (product design).
Since 2000 he has been a lecturer in the interiors management master’s programme organized by Federmobile at Polidesign, Milan.
He has carried out a number of architecture and interior design projects – for example, for homes, hotels, tourist facilities, sales points and business buildings.