Claudio Bellini

Architect and designer from Milan (born in 1963). His interests range from architectural and urban design to office and product design, for Italian and international companies. In 1990, he obtained a degree in Architecture and Industrial Design from Politecnico di Milano. After completing his studies, he started working closely with the Mario Bellini Associates practice, carrying out a series of international undertakings and taking part in research projects in the fields of architecture, and industrial and furniture design. In 1998, Claudio Bellini introduced a totally new approach to the contemporary scene of office systems, designing the TW Collection for Frezza. With his experience in office furniture and his collaboration with important international companies (including Steelcase, Vitra, Haworth and Tecno), he is one of the most influential contemporary designers. In 1996, with his father, he founded the Atelier Bellini, where he was involved in architectural projects, architectural competitions, furniture and product design, in Italy and abroad. In 2003, he became the Art Director for Barazzoni, transforming this business into one of the most successful kitchen utensil companies in Italy. On top of this, there is his work as furniture designer for Natuzzi, and his contribution in developing the company regarding the use of Point of Purchase Methodology (POP), and the creation of their concept of stores, showrooms and display areas. As from 2005, he has held lessons and conferences at the University of Genoa and throughout the world (Design Summit – Roundtable, Hong Kong 2007, ICE Conference, etc.) and his work has been widely published, winning many prizes and awards. In 2006, he founded the company Claudio Bellini Design + Design, chosen by the Spanish magazine El Pais as one of the ten most creative European design studios (Diez en Diseño Europeo, El Pais Semanal (Spain), April 2007, page 22).

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ADI Design Index

2006 B.O.S., Frezza, Italia

2005 Onfalòs, Smartech Italia, Italia

2004 Motus, iGuzzini, Italia

2001 Ypsilon Chair, Vitra, Germania (menzione IX Compasso d’oro)

2000 Bella, Ing. Castaldi Illuminazione, Italia

1998 TW Collection, Frezza, Italia

Good Design Award

2010 DR Executive Office System, Frezza, Italia

2009 My Lady Utensils, Barazzoni, Italia

2004 My Lady, Barazzoni, Italia

2000 TW Collection, Frezza, Italia

iF Product Design Award

2011 Ega, Sidiz, Corea

2011 My White, Saturn Bath, Corea

2011 1580 table, Thonet, Germania

2010 Silicon Pro Ceramico, Barazzoni, Italia

2010 Moon, Barazzoni, Italia

2006 Butterfly Cooking Pot range, Barazzoni, Italia

2004 Supporto plasma e accessori, JVC, Giappone

2004 Motus, iGuzzini, Italia

Red Dot

2010 Moon, Barazzoni, Italia

2009 Gio, Walter Knoll, Germania

2004 My Lady, Barazzoni, Italia

2002 Ypsilon Chair, Vitra International AG, Germania

2000 Iti, Artemide, Italia


2008 My Lady Utensils, Barazzoni, Italia

2006 My Lady, Barazzoni, Italia

Good Design G-Mark

2002 Palmhouse, Cherry terrace, Giappone

2001 Ypsilon Chair, Vitra, Germania

Gio – Gold Industrieel Ontwerp

2001 Conversa, Iterstuhl Buromobel GmbH&Co

1996 Extra Dry, Marcatrè, Italia

Design Plus Award by Messe Frankfurt

2000 BELLA, Ing. Castaldi Illuminazione, Italia

Best of Neocon Award

2010 DR sistema uffici, Frezza, Italia

2001 TW Collection, Frezza, Italia (Editor’s Choice Award)

I.D. Magazine Award

2001 Ypsilon Chair, Vitra, Germania (Migliore della Categoria)

2001 Bella, Ing. Castaldi Illuminazione, Italia (Menzione d’onore)

American Furniture Award by Home (magazine)

2001 Mod. 2013, Natuzzi, Italia

Biennale of Ljubljana

2002 Scriba, Ycami, Italia

2002 DECT III, Tele 2, Svezia

Lights of the Future

2000 Bella, Ing. Castaldi Illuminazione, Italia

Design Center Stuttgart

2006 Headline, Vitra International GmbH, Germania

Some of his projects

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