Constantly shifting the area of application between industrial production, indipendent production, community design and gallery work, Francesco Faccin (Milan in 1977) belives in design without bounderies or limits:
In 2004, after almost two years of collaboration with Enzo Mari, he starts working with the lute-maker Francesco Rivolta, learning hight cabinet making techniques. In 2007 started his own studio in Milan. From 2009 to 2015 he is consultant for Michele De Lucchi.
In 2013 he is selected as “Italian Fellow” at the American Academy in Rome. In 2010 he wins the Design Report Award and in 2015, with the “Traverso” project he receives an honorable mention at the Compasso D’Oro.
From 2014 to 2016 he is artistic director of the historic Fonderia Artistica Battaglia in Milan. In 2015, on the occasion of Expo2015 he presents “Honey Factory”, a micro architecture for urban beekeeping that on 2018 the UN selects as guiding project in reference to the 17 Global Goals.
In addition to working for Italian and international, public and private clients and NGOs,
Francesco Faccin is a professor at the “Libera Università” in Bolzano, at the “Made Program” in Syracuse, and at the “Universidad de Navarra” in Pamplona; also, as a visiting professor, collaborates with other universities in Italy and abroad.
His work has been published in the most important international specialized magazines.
In 2019 Icon Design marks it among the 100 most influential personalities selected in various creative fields.
In 2018 Francesco Faccin he begins his collaboration with the gallery with “Anonimo Contemporaneo”, a project that starts from the popular anonymous chair, the “Romanella”, to reflect on the idea of the archetype.