Piero Lissoni has studied Architecture at the Politecnico di Milano and on graduating in 1985, he begins collaborating as designer and Art Director with furniture manufacturers Boffi, Living Divani and Porro.
In 1986 together with Nicoletta Canesi, Piero Lissoni opens the studio Lissoni Associati; in 1996 they create Graph.x to develop graphic projects.
The work of the studio embraces architecture, graphic and industrial design projects, ranging from furniture, accessories, kitchens, bathroom and lighting fixtures to corporate identity, advertising, catalogues and packaging. Interior design projects include hotels, showrooms, trade stands, private houses, shops and yachts.
The studio currently employs over 70 people comprising architects, designers and graphic designers and creates solutions for clients such as Alessi,Artelano, Boffi, Cappellini, Cassina, Flos/Antares, Fritz Hansen, Glas Italia, Kartell, Knoll International, Lema, Living Divani,Lualdi, Matteograssi, Olivari, Poltrona Frau, Porro, Sabattini, Tecno and Thonet. Incursions into the fashion world involve store design and collaboration with Italian brands such as Benetton, Brosway, Gallo, Santandrea, Serapian, showrooms and corporate identity for the American designer Elie Tahari and events and beauty product packaging for Wella.