Massimo Mussapi is an Italian designer and architect, his firm is based in Milan, the world capital of design, an inimitable network that connects industries, designers, cultural and academic institutions, publishing, and trade fairs of international importance.
He studied at Politecnico di Milano and IED (European Institute of Design) and was trained professionally in this unique atmosphere where culture and entrepreneurial spirit, inventiveness, and pragmatism merge, with deep roots in an extraordinary past and an open vision towards the world.
His firm works mainly in product design, from furniture to accessories, lighting, and technical equipment. Products designed by him for the hospitality industry have been chosen for residential complexes, hotels, and resorts around the world.
What distinguishes Massimo Mussapi is his ability to identify the true reasons and important priorities hidden at the heart of each new project, free of all stereotypes, and that almost always leads to unconventional solutions, completely new and different from what already exists. Together with his marketing vision that integrates design and communication, this can be a great competitive advantage in the business world.
His firm operates internationally, in particular since 1996 in Taiwan. Currently, he is interested in extending his activity to Vietnam.
Massimo Mussapi teaches design at prestigious international institutes, such as RAFFLES, and IED in Milan. He also collaborated with the POLIdesign. He is often invited to present his projects at international events and as a lecturer at several conferences and interviews.
He was on the board of the ADI Industrial Design Association.
Studio Massimo Mussapi is currently registered at ITA Italian Trade & Investment Agency and is a member of the Italia Vietnam Chamber of Commerce, and the VDAS (Design Association HCMC, Vietnam).
Major awards and honors:
– RED DOT DESIGN AWARD – 2023
– LET’S DESIGN DESIGN AWARD – 2022
– ADI INDEX COMPASSO D’ORO 2016
– GIA GLOBAL INNOVATOR RETAIL AWARD 2016
– PLATINUM ADEX AWARD LAS VEGAS 2016
– HOST INNOVATION SMART LABEL 2015
– ADI INDEX COMPASSO D’ORO 2014
– HOST SMART LABEL 2013
– RED DOT DESIGN AWARD 2012
– ADI COMPASSO D’ORO 2010
– ADI INDEX COMPASSO D’ORO 2002
– CONTRACT DESIGN AWARD 2002