In 1986, together with Nicoletta Canesi, Piero Lissoni opened the Lissoni Associati studio, initiating a lifelong collaboration with some of the best Italian and international furniture manufacturers. The studio’s many high-profile architectural projects include the Conservatorium Hotel in the Museum Square area in Amsterdam; the Mamilla Hotel in Jerusalem; the Monaco & Grand Canal Hotel in Venice; the Bentley Design Hotel in Istanbul; the Mitsui Garden Hotel inTokyo; the Studio M Hotel in Singapore and the Taj Palace Hotel in Mumbai.

In addition to showrooms for Bof, Cassina, Porro and Tecno, Lissoni completed the headquarters of Living Divani in Anzano del Parco, for Glas Italia and Matteograssi near Milan and an eight- story edifice for Benetton in Istanbul. He also renovated the historic Teatro Nazionale in Milan for the Dutch group Stage Entertainment.


Photos: Delis Cay by Piero Lissoni