Piero Polato (born 1936) is an Italian industrial designer based in Milan.
At ISIA, Urbano, Polato taught metallurgy. He wrote books about design education. Saiet, Avancart, Pellizzari, RAI, Televisione Svizzera Italiana, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Franco Rosso International, Fratelli Coppola, Furla, Mursia Editore, Robots, Zucchi, Il Bustese, and Muncherner Ruck were among his clientele. He was an ADI member (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale).
He organised a workshop at the Triennale di Milan, workshops ‘Giocare con l’arte’ and for UNESCO, as well as seminars for the commune of Milan (with Bruno Munari). He appeared on a number of design-related television shows. He designed around 250 television sets for RAI, as well as German and Swiss broadcasters.
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