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Born in Schio (Vi) in 1955.
He moved to Milan in 1979 to work with Ettore Sottsass, becoming his partner the following year, together with Matteo Thun and Marco Zanini.
That same year, 1980, marked the creation of Memphis, of which Cibic was one of the designers and founders, under the guidance of Sottsass.
In 1989, he went out on his own, founding, together with Antonella Spiezio, Cibic & Partners, providing his personal design services for his own projects and for other companies, as well as expanding into the field of interior design and architecture projects in Italy and abroad.
In 2001 entered in Cibic & Partners Luigi Marchetti and, in 2003, Chuck Felton.
In 2005 he is named Director of the Department of Design at Fabrica, the Benetton Research and Development Communication Centre, where presently he continues as a Consultant.
With respect to design, his most important projects have included:
Antonangeli: Formosa, lamp, 2005
Millepiedi: bench, Giardini della Triennale,
Ottone Meloda: Design for new faucet collection, 2004
Citizen_City: Design Research, 2003
Artemide: Klik, 2002
Cappellini: Stool, 2002
QBX: Decorating elements, 2002
Foscarini: Cocò lamp, 2000 and Lampoon lamp, 2002
Paola C.: Art direction and Design, 1999
Standard: Line of furniture and accessories for interior decoration, 1991
Memphis: Design movement, 1981-1987
10 Biennale di Architettura: Art direction, exhibition design, Venezia 2006
New Stories New Design: 6th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai 2006
Farming-on-Thames: London Architecture Biennale, London 2006
Risanamento: exhibition design, Fiera Progetto Città, Milano, 2006
Riello: exhibition design, Expo comfort, Milano, 2006
M City: Microrealities, Graz, 2005/2006
Take Care: Abitare il Tempo, Verona, 2005
A Perfect Weekend: Exhibition, Cibic&Partners Studio, Milan, 2005
Microrealities: Biennale di Venezia, 2004
New Stories New Design: Biennale di Venezia, 2004
1x1: Exhibition of unique objects, 2002
New Stories New Design: Design manifesto on the invention of new works with students’ projects, 2002
Not For Sale: Design Research, 2001
Aldo Cibic Designer: Monographic exhibition at Lamec, Palladiana Basilica in Vicenza, 1999
Smart Home Fitness: Exhibition of alternative fitness equipment, 1998
He also teaches at the Domus Academy, as part of the Industrial Design degree in the Faculty of Architecture at the Milan Polytechnic and as part of the Industrial Design degree in the Faculty of Design at the University of Architecture of Venice, as well as doing research on the relationship between design and society.
He is Honorary Professor at Tongji University,Shanghai.
He currently resides in both Vicenza, where his family lives, and Milan, where Cibic & Partners is located.