Mario Bellini is internationally renowned as an architect and designer. He has received the Golden Compass Award eight times, and other prestigious
architecture awards including the Medaglia d’oro awarded by the President of the Italian Republic for his contribution to furthering design and
architecture in the world (2004) and the Ambrogino d’oro for civic merit awarded by the City of Milan (2011).
He has given talks in many of the world’s great cultural centres and was the editor of the magazine Domus from 1985 to 1991. He has 25 of his works in the permanent design collection of the New York Museum of Modern Art, which dedicated a personal retrospective to him in 1987.