Trained as an architect in Milan, Giulio Cappellini is an emblematic figure in the international design panorama.
Animated by an indomitable spirit and the curiosity of someone who wants to renew himself continuously, Cappellini dedicates himself to design by offering his personal revision of contemporary design, both for the brand that bears his name, and as art director for other important brands in the field.
Through his most ambitious project, his company, Giulio Cappellini has become a bona fide trendsetter, such that he has become universally recognized as a talent scout for young professionals.
Numerous names have been launched through collaborations with his brand: Jasper Morrison, Marc Newson, Marcel Wanders, the Bouroullec and Nendo brothers, just to name a few.
His lectures at international design schools are also very popular, at institutions such as Istituto Marangoni, for which he is also Art Director, and other establishments around the world where he is invited as a visiting professor.
Giulio Cappellini’s work covers a vast array of furnishing elements. Among the most loved are the iconic Bong and Gong tables, the Break table series and the cabinet units in the Luxor range.
In June 2022 Giulio Cappellini received the prestigious Compasso d'Oro Career Award at the ADI DESIGN MUSEUM in Milan. An important award which rewards his career of continuous reading and interpretation of design, for the constant research conducted with deep passion.