Founder and Creative Director
Piero Lissoni is an award-winning architect*, designer, art director, and founder of the interdisciplinary design studio Lissoni Associati. In 1986, alongside Nicoletta Canesi, he founded the namesake studio in Milan, to focus on architecture, interior, and product design. In 2015, he established Lissoni Architecture New York to bring the firm’s distinctive design to an expanding list of interior design projects throughout the Americas.
Today, Lissoni & Partners engages an international team of 80 specialists around the world in architecture, branding, graphic, interior, and product design. The firm designs everything from luxury resorts and private houses, to furniture and lighting, to branding and marketing materials.
Current and recent commissions include work on interior design and architecture for luxury residential and hospitality destinations in Miami, San Francisco, New York, and Canada, private villas and luxury amenities spaces in Shanghai and the UAE, and international showrooms for Boffi, Cassina, Living Divani and Porro. Lissoni & Partners has also completed interiors for historic – and modern - restaurant redesigns as well as, luxury yachts, and has designed modern, elegant products for Alessi, Cappellini, Cassina, Cotto, DePadova, Fantini, Flos, Illy, Kartell, Kerakoll, Knoll International, Salvatori and others.
Piero Lissoni is also Creative Director for Alpi, B&B Italia, Boffi, Lema, Living Divani, Lualdi, Porro and Sanlorenzo. His work is recognized worldwide and has earned a series of international awards, including the Good Design Award, the Red Dot Award, the Compasso D’Oro ADI/Association for Industrial Design, Elle Décor International Design Award and the Wallpaper Design Award. Lissoni is a guest lecturer and member of the Advisory Board at the Milan Politecnico. He has also been inducted into the New York Interior Design Hall of Fame and nominated an Honorary Member of the Altagamma International Council.
*Licensed in New York and Italy
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