Vico Magistretti, born in 1920 in Milan, inherited the passion for architecture from his family, already renowned and active in the field and from which he took inspiration for his future studies at the Polytechnic University of Milan, where he graduated in 1945. During his professional activity, Magistretti dealt with architecture, urban planning and industrial design. In 1948 he won the Grand Prix of the VII Triennale. He participated in exhibitions and lectured in Europe, America and Japan. Furthermore, some of the objects he designed are still present today in the permanent collections of the MoMA in New York and 13 other American and European museums. Magistretti's approach to design, which makes him one of the most important fathers of Italian design, is based on process principles, first of all the very close interaction with manufacturing companies starting from the concept and design definition of the product.