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Massimo Castagna

Products designed by Massimo Castagna for Tonelli:


Born on 13 November 1957, he graduated in architecture in 1984 from Milan Politecnico; he began his professional activities in 1986, founding the studio AD architettura. He has gained considerable professional experience in the field of architecture: residential and commercial buildings, upgrading and conservative restoration, hotels, interior design, art direction and design in the furnishing sector, consultancy, projects and the design supervision of furnishing points-of-purchase.

One of his major creations has been the “Piramide” laboratory the Everest-K2-CNR scientific committee for the Italian National Research Council, which was built in Nepal beginning in 1991 at an altitude of 5050 m.

The important Italian and international collaborations have seen his experience grow in the development of design (Ceccotti Collezioni, Minotti armchairs and sofas, Acerbis International, Rossana, Gallotti & Radice, Giorgetti, Henge, knIndustrie, Exteta, Flou) and in the artistic direction (Rossana cucine dal 2000 to 2006 and from 2010, Roda Interior, Garden Design from 2004-2006, Ceccotti Collezioni from 2006 to 2009 and Henge from 2011.

For these companies Massimo Castagna has organised: philosophy, identity, product selection, briefings on products and coordinating designers, creating a solid working teams. His skills in the design sector have allowed him to carry out projects such as:

  • Il Salone del Mobile / Eurocucina,
  • International Exhibitions (Kortrijk, Koelnmesse, Valencia, Birmingham, Moscow).

Since 2019 he has been in charge of the artistic direction of Tonelli design.