Portrait of Italian designer and architect Tito Agnoli with his hand on is face and wearing a sweater

Tito Agnoli

Italian architect, and lighting and furniture designer

Tito Agnoli (born 1931, Lima, Peru—2012, Milan, Italy) was an Italian architect and lighting and furniture designer. He graduated with a degree in architecture from Politecnico di Milano in 1949. He specialized in industrial design and after graduation worked as an assistant to Gio Ponti and Carlo de Carli. Starting in the 1950s and throughout the 1960s and 1970s, he mainly designed lighting and furniture. He designed for such companies as Arflex, Oluce, Cinova, Lema, Molteni, Pierantonio Bonacina, Poltrona Frau, Schiffini, and Ycami. He was nominated for the Compasso d’Oro award a few times and in 1986 won a gold medal at the NeoCon exhibition in Chicago.

Last updated: February 21, 2019

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