Andrea Branzi, architect and designer, born in Florence in 1938, where he graduated in 1966, lives and works in Milan since 1973. From 1964 to 1974 he was a member of the group Archizoom Associati, the first group of internationally known avant-garde, whose projects are now preserved at the Study Center and Archives of Communication, University of Parma; his dissertation and several projects are kept at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. In 2018 the Royal Academy of Fine Arts has awarded Rolf Schock Prize of Visual Arts to him. Co—founder of Domus Academy, the first international school graduate design. Author of several books on the history and theory of design, has curated numerous exhibitions of this sector in Italy and abroad. In 1994 he received the Compasso d'Oro for his career.