Francesco Rota is a Milanese product and interior designer, born in 1966. A 1994 graduate of the Art Center College of Design in La Tour de Peilz, he opened his multidisciplinary studio in Milan in 1998. Designer and producer of furniture, lighting, showrooms, interiors and events. He has been creative director of Lapalma since 2013 and has been working with the Paola Lenti brand for years. He has collaborated with several companies including MDF Italia, Driade, Knoll, Lema and Living Divani.