Antonio Citterio is a world renowned furniture and industrial designer. He was born in 1950 in Italy and graduated at the Politecnico di Milano with a degree in architecture. Some of his many achievements include winning the prestigious Compasso d’Oro in 1987 and 1995 as well as being displayed in the permanent collections at the Centre Pompidou, Chicago Museum of Architecture and Design and Museum of Modern Art. He has commissioned work for successful design for companies like B&B Italia, Vitra and iittala. His Citterio 98 cutlery and Collective Tools seires for iittala has had great success thanks to his design aesthetic that transcends trends in favor of timeless lines and lasting beauty.