Aldo Cibic self-taught Italian architect and designer

Aldo Cibic, Belvedere console, 1982

Aldo Cibic is a self-taught architect, designer, researcher, environmentalist and humanist. He was born in Vicenza and professionally active in Milan.

Biography

In the late ’70s, he moved to Milan. He joined Ettore Sottsass studio, eventually becoming a partner in the Sottsass Associati studio. The following year saw the establishment of the Memphis Group, of which Cibic was one of the co-founders. 

In 1989, he founded his studio, Cibic & Partners, and at the same time began working with various universities, notably the Domus Academy, the Politecnico di Milano and the Università IUAV di Venezia. He is an honorary professor at the University of Shanghai, Tongji. 

Based in Milan but operating internationally, he is involved in urban, architectural and interior project. He has recently focused his research on the continuous evolution of the study into the nature and design of interactive living in the modern world. 

Exhibitions

He has also collaborated and exhibited in major installations, including “Microrealities” (Venice Biennale, 2004) and “Rethinking Happiness” (Venice Biennale, 2010), a project aimed at improving people’s quality of life at economic, social and environmental levels by encouraging them to act on what is best for the future of their communities.

Works

Aldo Cibic for Memphis, 1985

Aldo Cibic for Memphis, 1985 SOPHIA, A WRITING-DESK Veneer and lacquered wood 76 cm. high x 130 cm. wide x 85 cm. deep Metal tag Memphis Milano A. Cibic 1985 Made in Italy

Castilian – Memphis Milano

Collection: Memphis Milano Designer: Aldo Cibic Year: 1984 Bookcase in plastic laminate. Size: W 157, D 45, H 181 cm The product is purchased with authenticity certificate and guarantee stamp.

Andy – Memphis Milano

Collection: Memphis Milano Designer: Aldo Cibic Year: 1987 Sideboard in lacquered wood. Size: W 60, D 50, H 85 cm The product is purchased with authenticity certificate and guarantee stamp. View the collection catalogue Estimated delivery in 10-12 weeks

Radish – Memphis Milano

Collection: Memphis Milano Designer: Aldo Cibic Year: 1985 Sugar Bowl in decorated white ceramic. Size: H 7 cm The product is purchased with authenticitCONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION

Sources

Aldo Cibic. Modernism Museum Mount Dora. https://www.modernismmuseum.org/aldo-cibic.

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