(1929 - 2012)
Angelo Mangiarotti was one of the most important post-war Italian architects and industrial designers. He studied architecture at the Polytechnic University of Milan, where he graduated in 1948. From 1953 he worked as a visiting professor for the Illinois Institute of Technology for two years. Here he met architects like t Frank Lloyd Wright, Walter Gropius and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. After this, he returned to Milan and he started his own architetural firm.