About Piero Lissoni
Piero Lissoni is an architect, art director & designer born in 1956, together with Nicoletta Canesi, Piero Lissoni opened the studio Lissoni Associati in 1986. He began collaborating as designer and Art Director with some of the best Italian and international furniture manufacturers.
The work of the studio embraces architecture, graphics and industrial design, with projects ranging from furniture, accessories, kitchens, bathroom and lighting fixtures to corporate identity, advertising, catalogues and packaging. Interior design projects include hotels, showrooms, trade stands, private houses, shops and yachts. The studio currently employs over 70 people, comprising architects, designers and graphic designers and creates solutions for well-established brands such as Cappellini, Cassina, Flos, Fritz Hansen, Glas Italia, Kartell, Knoll, Poltrona Frau and Thonet.
Cassina is an outstanding Italian furniture brand with a long history of fusing technological skill with traditional craftsmanship. They are widely recognised as the first designer furniture brand to launch what is now known as industrial design; a movement which saw architects and designers working side by side to envision fresh, functional and stylish designs for the modern home. They have worked with and helped propel the careers of designers such as Hannes Wettstein, Philippe Starck and Piero Lissoni and are known worldwide for their passionate carpentry. Chaplins prides itself on its vast collection of timeless furniture classics and current must-haves from Cassina.