CEO, Lissoni Architecture New York
Architect* and interior designer, Stefano Giussani obtained both his bachelor's and master's degrees at the Politecnico di Milano in Italy, later acquiring a master' in interior design from the Scuola Politecnica di Design Milano and a master's in Project Management from the LUISS Business School in Rome.
He joined Lissoni Associati in Milan in 2004, becoming an integral part of the design team for projects both in Italy and abroad. In 2013, he was made partner, leading the firm’s interior design department for international projects, including Asia and the Middle East.
When Lissoni New York was founded in 2015 to serve as an extension of the Milan based interdisciplinary studio and to bring the interior design expertise of Piero Lissoni and his practice to the Americas, Stefano was appointed CEO and has propelled the establishment and rapid expansion of the firm. He defines the business development strategies, is responsible for client acquisition and develops and oversees projects for the American market, hiring and managing the firm’s international design team based in New York. As the key figure for Lissoni in the Americas, Stefano also delivers lectures and talks, bringing the Lissoni design philosophy as applied to hospitality, commercial and residential projects to an ever-wider audience.
While with Lissoni Associati in Milan, he completed a wide range of projects, including the Mamilla Hotel in Jerusalem, Israel, Studio M Hotel in Singapore, the Taj Mahal Palace Suites in Mumbai, India, the Grand Suite at The Pierre Hotel in New York City, and the Oberoi Al Zorah Resort in the Emirate of Ajman.
As CEO of Lissoni New York, he is currently overseeing projects spanning the American continent from Canada and the United States to Brazil.
*Licensed in Italy
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