Piergiorgio Cazzaniga Design20823 Lentate Sul Seveso (MB)
T: +39 (0)362 542222
Born in 1946, From 1962 to 1964 he worked as Technical Department Manager at Besana Mobili, from 1966 to 1971 he worked as Research and Development Department Manager at Boffi Cucine, in this period he took part in the European standardization process of sizes in cabinets and built-in household appliances for kitchens and he developed "E15", "AL15", "Xila" kitchen and "A1" wardrobe.
He took part in Corporate Image and Communication, working also on products presentation realising: photograph settings, stands, Boffi corner shops and exhibitions.
In 1971 he became partner of the A&D studio with Luigi Massoni and Abelardo Pelizza.
With Luigi Massoni he designed products, show rooms, stand and exhibition for leading Italian furnishing companies such as: Boffi, Poltrona Frau, Nazareno Gabrielli, Poliform, Porro, Matteograssi.
In 1991 he set up his own studio "PIERGIORGIO CAZZANIGA DESIGN" in Lentate sul Seveso working principally with: Porro, Composit, La Palma, Living Divani, MDF Italia, Tribù, Desalto and Andreu World.
In 1995 Mariposa chair for Atlantis won "Chair of the Year" award at "International Chair Exhibition" in Udine and the "Jury Award " at BIO 15 in Lubjana.
In 2004 Lips armchair for Dema won the "Good Design Award" of the Chicago Atheneaum of Design.
"INSIDE" furniture system and "BORA BORA" sofa system both for MDF Italia were awarded with "Best System Category" in 2006, the first, and "Nomination" in 2008, the second, at the "Interior Innovation Award" in Cologne.
Some of his last designs: "TENSE" table systems for MDF Italia, awarded with ADI "Compasso d'Oro Honorable Mention", "TOUCH" kitchen for Composit, "KOBE" chair system for Desalto, "READER" lounge chair family for Living Divani and gas-moulding plastic chair "SAIL" for Andreu World awarded with "Gold Award" at 2011 Neocon in Chicago.