Flavio Conti is an Italian architect and designer; born Legnago, Verona; active Milan. He studied architecture, Politecnico di Milano to 1968.
Conti began his professional career in 1969. From 1969, was an editor at journal Arredamento-Interni. From 1970, was editor and, from 1972, director of his magazine; from 1973, was professor, Scuola Politecnica Design, Milan. He worked out of his studio in Milan: became a member of ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale). Designing furniture, primarily knock-down and in wood, clients included Arcum, Former, Pedanoshop, Poggenpohl Italia, and Rosi Riparato.
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