mario bellini: designboom interview mario bellini: designboom interview
apr 05, 2004

mario bellini: designboom interview

l: mario bellini, image © designboom r: cultural center, turin, italy, 2001- work in progerss

born 1935 in milan, graduated from the faculty of architecture in milan in 1959. in 1987, he set up mario bellini associati ltd. of which he is the president. the services offered by ‘mba’ range from master planning to architecture and designing the layout for exhibitions and museums. mario bellini is also renowned for his work as a designer (he begun in 1963 and culminating in 1987 with the personal retrospective at the museum of modern art in new york, since the ‘80s, he has been increasingly successful in the field of architecture in europe, japan, the united states, australia and the arab emirates).

designboom met mario bellini in milan on april 5, 2004 db: what is the best moment of the day?

I’m moody and unpredictable. any moment is a good moment, preferably when the sky is not grey.

 

 

    have something to add? share your thoughts in our comments section below.

    comments policy
    LOG IN
    designboom's comment policy guidelines
    generally speaking, if we publish something, it's because we're genuinely interested in the subject. we hope you'll share this interest and if you know even more about it, please share! our goal in the discussion threads is to have good conversation and we prefer constructive opinions. we and our readers have fun with entertaining ones. designboom welcomes alerts about typos, incorrect names, and the like.
    the correction is at the discretion of the post editor and may not happen immediately.

    what if you disagree with what we or another commenter has to say?
    let's hear it! but please understand that offensive, inappropriate, or just plain annoying comments may be deleted or shortened.

    - please do not make racist, sexist, anti-semitic, homophobic or otherwise offensive comments.
    - please don't personally insult the writers or your fellow commenters.
    - please avoid using offensive words, replacing a few letters with asterisks is not a valid workaround.
    - please don't include your website or e-mail address in your comments for the purpose of self-promotion.
    - please respect jury verdicts and do not discuss offensively on the competition results
    (there is only one fist prize, and designboom usually asks renown professionals to help us to promote talent.
    in addition to the awarded designs, we do feel that almost all deserve our attention, that is why we publish
    the best 100-200 entries too.)

    a link is allowed in comments as long as they add value in the form of information, images, humor, etc. (links to the front page of your personal blog or website are not okay). unwelcome links (to commercial products or services of others, offensive material etc. ) will be redacted. and, ... yes, spam gets banned. no, we do not post fake comments.

    PRODUCT LIBRARY

    a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.

    latest news