Italian designer and architect Stefano Getzel born in 1958. Nevertheless, Getzel moved to the United States at an early age to pursue his studies in Architecture, Art and Philosophy. In the beginning of his career, Getzel worked at the Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Practice in New York. This experience gave him the opportunity to collaborate in notable architecture and design projects while simultaneously allowed him to meet some of the most renowned names within the field.
In 1988 Getzel returned to Italy and established his own multi-disciplinary firm, the Getzel Design Studio. The Getzel Design Studio’s projects range from architecture, industrial design to applied arts and graphic projects.
Stefano Getzel’s furniture designs have been recognised many times. Getzel ‘s Aire Chair, manufactured by Luxy, was awarded with the ‘Best of the Show Award’ at Neocon 2001. He was also awarded with the ‘ADI INDEX’ and the ‘Best of the Neocon Gold’ in 2008.
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