Beppe Finessi, an architect and associate professor at Milan Politecnico, he is also a researcher and a critic. Born in Ferrara in 1966, he has edited several volumes on design, architecture and contemporary art. From 1996 to 2007 he was the editor of the magazine Abitare. He carried out pieces of research for exhibitions and publications that he edited on Bruno Munari, Angelo Mangiarotti, Vico Magistretti and Alessandro Mendini and on the new protagonists of the international panorama such as, Fabio Novembre and Paolo Ulian. Since 2010 he has been in charge of the publishing project Inventario. Tutto è Progetto, winner of the XXIII Compasso d'Oro (2014) «for its ability to synthetize culturally elevated issue with lightness, illustrating them with a strong visual identity and quality».
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