Francesco Lucchese

A team made up of different skills and backgrounds are the strength of each project

Francesco Lucchese was born in 1960 in Messina, Italy.

STUDIES
He graduated in Architecture at the Politecnico di Milano in 1985.

CAREER
He began his career receiving the 1st ADI award with a folding chair project and in 1985 founded the Lucchesedesignstudio developing projects of architecture, interior design and product design around the world.
He collaborates as artistic director and business consultant for internationally renowned companies also dealing with strategic company positioning.
At the same time he continued teaching at the design faculty of the Politecnico di Milano.
Lucchesedesign works all over the world with different levels of design depending on the customer’s request, with a great ability to adapt to different contexts offering an approach and a 360º view of the services offered.
The opening of the new office in Nanjing in China makes the structure competitive for the offer on the Asian market both from the logistic point of view and interface with the customer ensuring a direct presence on the territory.
The studio operates in different fields and offers a wide range of product design projects thanks to the collaboration with leading Italian and foreign companies. The product design is addressed in its entirety by taking care of all aspects
related to it through the artistic direction and including the marketing strategy, the project of brand identity, the design of trade fair stands, of showrooms and exhibition corners, support in advertising campaigns, exhibitions and
photo shoots.

PRODUCTS DESIGN
The products designed for Italian and international companies operating in the field of furniture, lighting, bathroom and surfaces, receive prestigious international awards covering a wide range of products: collections in murano glass
for Vistosi, Venini, Salviati, Nason & Moretti and Cappellini, furniture design collections for Swan and Molteni, lamps for Vistosi, Venini, Fabbian, Egoluce and Luxit, accessories for De Vecchi, Ghidini, Zens and Nodus, kitchen accessories for Panasonic, surfaces for Mosaico+, Light of Carrara and Granite Flanders.
There are numerous bathroom design projects for Toto Indonesia, Villeroy & Boch, Antonio Lupi, Hatria, Fir-Italia, Naos Wellness Design, Olympia Ceramica, Caleido, Inda and Rapsel.

COMMUNICATION PROJECTS
Lucchesedesign coordinates events for communication and exhibition design for Dupont, LG Hausys ,OI, Graniti Fiandre and corporate positioning and brand image projects for Grohe.
The firm also collaborates with ICE, an institute for foreign trade, for the promotion of Italian products abroad.

PROJECTS OF ARCHITECTURE
The architectural activity is defined through relevant projects such as hotels, public spaces, entertainment venues and showrooms. Examples include the renovation of an agricultural museum, numerous urban furniture interventions, the construction of a kindergarten, a Cineplex multiplex, the Hotel Les Fleurs in Sofia in Bulgaria and the
most recent Zidong Design Hotel in Nanjing in China.
Further achievements are Lascalalocation in Milan, also home to his design studio, the champagneria La Flute in Milan, the bar L’ora in Iseo.
The showrooms are designed both from the architectural point of view in the exterior and from the point of view of interior design and product positioning and present stone materials in São Paulo, Brazil, kitchen and
bathroom furniture in Shaghai in China and furniture for the living area in Anji in China.
There are numerous projects for exclusive private residences.

TEACHING
At the same time he continues teaching at the Politecnico Di Milano at the Faculty of Design and attends frequent workshops and conferences abroad in Switzerland, China and Russia.

Francesco Lucchese is also a member of the ADI Steering Committee for Lombardy.

AWARDS
2009 the radiator 08 designed for Antrax wins the award DESIGN PLUS
2010
the radiator 08 designed for Antrax wins the award RED DOT DESIGN AWARD
2011
the fireplace Maunakea designed for Antrax wins the DESIGN PLUS
2019
the hood Space for Falmec wins the GOOD DESIGN Awards
2020
the hood Space for Falmec wins the Compasso d’oro
2020
the mixer eco for Lifesteel for Fir Italy earns the Honorable Mention at the ADI Award
2021
the suspension HARMONY designed for Vistosi earns the Honorable Mention at the ADI Award.

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Stardust

Stardust

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Stardust

Stardust

Stardust

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