PATRICIA
URQUIOLA

PATRICIA URQUIOLA WAS BORN IN OVIEDO (SPAIN) IN 1961. LIVES AND WORKS IN MILAN. SHE ATTENDED THE SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE OF MADRID POLYTECHNIC AND MILAN POLYTECHNIC, WHERE SHE GRADUATED IN 1989 WITH ACHILLE CASTIGLIONI. FROM 1990 TO 1992 SHE WAS ASSISTANT LECTURER TO BOTH ACHILLE CASTIGLIONI AND EUGENIO BETTINELLI IN MILAN AND PARIS. FROM 1990 TO 1996 SHE WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT OFFICE OF DEPADOVA, WORKING WITH VICO MAGISTRETTI. IN 1996 SHE BECAME HEAD OF LISSONI ASSOCIATI’S DESIGN GROUP. IN 2001 SHE OPENS HER OWN STUDIO WORKING ON PRODUCT DESIGN, ARCHITECTURE, INSTALLATIONS. AMONGST HER LAST PROJECTS OF ARCHITECTURE: MANDARIN ORIENTAL HOTEL IN BARCELONA AND W RETREAT&SPA A VIEQUES (PUERTO RICO); A VILLA IN UDINE; SCENOGRAPHY OF THE OPERA “L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA” BY MONTEVERDI; SHOWROOM AND INSTALLATIONS FOR HERMÈS, GIANVITO ROSSI, FLOS, MOROSO, H&M AND THE GENERAL CONCEPT OF PITTI IMMAGINE FIRENZE. SHE DESIGNS FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT ITALIAN AND INTERNATIONAL FIRMS AS AGAPE, ALESSI, AXOR, B&B ITALIA, BART DESIGN, BISAZZA, BMW, BOSA, BUDRI, CHEVALIER EDITION, IL COCCIO, DE PADOVA, DE VECCHI, EMU, FASEM, SALVATORE FERRAGAMO, FLOS, FOSCARINI, GLAS ITALIA, KARTELL, KVADRAT, MIXING MEDIA, MAURICE LACROIX, LIV’IT, PETER MABEO, MOROSO, MUTINA, OLIVARI, PANASONIC, PAOLA LENTI, ROSENTHAL, CHAMPAGNE RUINART, SAN LORENZO, TRONCONI. CONSULTING FOR HONDA AND LG. SOME OF HER PRODUCTS ARE EXPOSED IN THE PERMANENT COLLECTION OF MOMA IN NEW YORK AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL MUSEUMS. SHE HAS WON SEVERAL INTERNATIONAL PRICES AND AWARDS. AMONGST OTHERS THE MEDALLA DE ORO AL MÉRITO EN LAS BELLAS ARTES 2010 AWARDED BY THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT (2011) AND THE A&W MAGAZINE NOMINATION AS DESIGNER OF THE YEAR 2012. 

Project for B&B Italia

BEND-SOFA
B&B Italia
HUSK-SOFA
B&B Italia
TUFTY-TIME
B&B Italia
TUFTY-TIME '15
B&B Italia
TUFTY-TOO
B&B Italia
FAT SOFA
B&B Italia
HUSK
B&B Italia
LAZY '05
B&B Italia
TABANO
B&B Italia
HUSK
B&B Italia
HUSK '15
B&B Italia
LAZY'05
B&B Italia
LENS
B&B Italia
DIGITABLE
B&B Italia
FAT FAT
B&B Italia
HUSK
B&B Italia
LENS
B&B Italia
HUSK
B&B Italia
TUFTY-BED
B&B Italia
LENS
B&B Italia

Project for B&B Italia Outdoor

Project for B&B Italia Project

HOLLOW
Project
HOLLOW
Project

Extras

25.03.2013EVENTS & FAIRS“Around the world”

B&B Italia will participate in the exhibition “Around the world,” an event in the Meet Design circuit that, promoted by RCS Media Group, has...

25.07.2013EVENTS & FAIRS“SLEEP BY DESIGN” LONDON, 16-22 SEPTEMBER 2013

B&B Italia invites you to discover four new distinctive beds signed by Naoto Fukasawa, Antonio Citterio, Patricia Urquiola and Gabriele and...

01.10.2013VIDEO & INTERVIEWSPatricia Urquiola talks about Husk bed

Patricia Urquiola talks about Husk bed, the cosy and welcoming bed with strong personality.

10.03.2014CORPORATE NEWSHUSK BED WINS THE PRESTIGIOUS EDIDA PRIZE

The Husk bed, designed by Patricia Urquiola, has been awarded the EDIDA (Elle Deco International Design Awards) for the “bedding” category....

19.03.2014CORPORATE NEWSXXIII ADI “COMPASSO D’ORO” AWARD

The Tobi-Ishi table and the Beverly and Husk armchairs, selected for the XXIII Edition of the ADI “Compasso d’Oro” award (Golden...

19.03.2014EVENTS & FAIRSEVERYTHING IS DESIGN

A special version of the Husk armchair by Patricia Urquiola will be featured among the unique pieces in the exhibition celebrating the D...

28.05.2014CORPORATE NEWSHONORABLE MENTION COMPASSO D’ORO TO ARMCHAIR HUSK

The International Jury of the twenty-third Award Compasso d'Oro ADI conferred, on May 28TH, the Honorable Mention to the Husk armchair by...

30.05.2014EVENTS & FAIRSMinim presents the B&B Italia Outdoor collection

Barcelona - The B&B Italia Outdoor collection will play the leading role during the event of 3rd June at the showroom Minim of Barcelona in...

03.07.2014CORPORATE NEWSB&B ITALIA PRESENTS THE NEW APP VISUALIZER

B&B Italia presents the new Visualizer App for tablets and smartphones, which allows to virtually furnish an environment of your own choice...

18.09.2014EVENTS & FAIRSB&B Italia for London Design Festival

The best of Italian and British design come together this September with the launch of B&B Italia’s new 2014 collection during the London...

06.09.2014EVENTS & FAIRS2014 New Products during the Paris Design week

during the Paris Design Week (September 6th – 13th), The B&B Italia and Maxalto Paris stores welcome the new products introduced last April...

29.01.2015NEW ADV & CATALOGSNEW ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN "DESIGN PORTRAIT"

After the debut of the Michel, Ray and Charles sofas by Antonio Citterio last September, B&B Italia’s latest campaign imagery now focuses...

12.03.2015PRODUCTS NEWSNEWS OUTDOOR 2015

B&B Italia presents the outdoor news 2015 which will be launched during the next Milan Design Week. These include particularly Butterfly and...

27.03.2015EVENTS & FAIRSB&B ITALIA @ "THE ART OF LIVING" MILAN TRIENNALE

B&B Italia is to take part in the event “The Art of Living”: an exhibition, besides an emotional and immersive experience curated by...

20.04.2015VIDEO & INTERVIEWSDesigners' interviews @ B&B Italia store MIlan

Design conversations during 2015 Fuorisalone @B&B Italia Store Milan

07.05.2015EVENTS & FAIRSOPEN THE DOOR, IT’S TIME TO GO OUTSIDE

B&B Italia Store London presented the new B&B Italia Outdoor collection during the Open House Evening organised by Bromton Design...

30.07.2015EVENTS & FAIRSB&B ITALIA @ 2015 LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL

B&B Italia is launching the new 2015 designs for the living area by Antonio Citterio, Patricia Urquiola, Vincent Van Duysen and Naoto...

10.11.2015EVENTS & FAIRSB&B Italia @ "the anniversary artwork exhibition"

B&B Italia participates in "The Anniversary Artwork Exhibition", a charity initiative in favour of "Save the Children", organized by the...

19.11.2015CORPORATE NEWS BUTTERFLY SOFA “BEST OF The year"

The Butterfly modular seating system, designed by Patricia Urquiola, has won the “Best of the Year” award as the best product in the...

Related Contents

Back
Change language:
ENG
Change language: