Alberto e Francesco Meda
Alberto has a master in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico of Milan in 1969.
From 1972 to 1979 technical manager of Kartell, in charge of product development. Since 1979 he has been working as a freelance industrial designer with many companies. Various didactic experiences, at Domus Academy, at Designlabor of Bremerhaven, at Politecnico of Milano, at IUAV of Venice. He currently works and lives in Milan.
"Compasso d'oro" in 1989 with the series of lamps "Lola" (Luceplan), in 1994 with the series "Metropoli" (Luceplan), in 2008 with the series “Mix” (Luceplan) amd in 2011 with the table “Teak” (Alias).
“Hon Royal Designer for Industry” RSA London 2005.
“INDEX award” of 2007 with “Solar Bottle”.
Francesco was born in Milan in 1984. Graduated in 2006 from Milan’s Istituto Europeo of Design (IED) in Industrial Design. Following the degree, the designer gained experience in London working at Sebastian Bergne’s studio and later at Ross Lovegrove's. Since his return to Milan in 2008 he has been collaborating with his father Alberto Meda on projects for clients such as Alias, Vitra, Alessi, Kartell and Marsotto. Concurrently he has been pursuing his own personal Art and Design projects with other companies such as I Vassalletti Limited Editions and Hong Kong’s Schoeni Art Gallery, Henraux, Luce di Carrara. His “Orme Cinesi” collection, which has been extensively published, was exhibited in Hong Kong at the Lane Crawford store, and was presented by Schoeni Art Gallery during the 2012/2013 Hong Kong ART fair. In 2013 he co-designed "Flap", an acoustic panel produced by Caimi Brevetti. In the same year he began his own production with objects such as LED lamps, marble stools, tables, benches and 3D printed jewelry. Bridge lamps and the 3D jewelry series are part of the Triennale Design Museum collection.