Having gained a global reputation, Mario Bellini is an architect and designer who has won the prestigious Golden Compass Award eight times so far. Twenty-five of the architect’s works, who was hosted by MoMA in New York with a retrospective exhibition in 1987, are still a part of MoMA’s permanent collection.
Bellini, who was the editor of the magazine Domus between 1985 and 1991, has designed many art, design and architecture exhibitions both in Italy and abroad. In 2015, he was presented with the Golden Medal by Milan Triennial for his professional career, and in 2017, a special exhibition was held in his name. Since 1991, he’s the current Honorary Designer at the Royal Designers for Industry (RDI) in the U.K.