Franco Albini & Franca Helg

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This piece is designed by Franco Albini (1905-1977) & Franca Helg (1920-1989) who were an Italian design duo that from the 1950’s designed many creations with the new forms of modernism. Franco Albini was revered for his ability to merge modern minimalistic furniture design with traditional Italian craftmanship. Through his work he obtained three Compasso D’Oro awards, the most prestigious Italian design prize. Franca Helg was a Professor of Architectural Composition at the Faculty of Architecture of the Politecnico di Milano.

Franco Albini and Franca Helg was both active in the field of furniture, architectural planning and in industrial design.