Mendini, Alessandro

born 1931 Milan, Italy

1970     member of the scholarly advisory council at the Domus Academy

1970-6  chief editor of the magazine Casabella

1973       co-founder of the group Global Tools

1977-81  co-founder and chief editor of the magazine Modo

1978        published Paesaggio Casalingo;
received the Milan Triennial Compasso d’oro; first “redesigns”

1980      exhibition “L’oggetto banale” with Alchimia at the Venice Biennal

1980-5   chief editor of Domus magazine

since 1983 created designs for Alessi

1988-94 built and furnished the Groninger Museum