Piero Lissoni is an architect, designer and Art Director. In 1986, he and Nicoletta Canesi founded the interdisciplinary design and architecture studio Lissoni Associati, in Milan. This was followed in 1996 by the studio for visual communication Graph.x, which specialises in brand development and corporate identity, by the architectural firm Lissoni Architettura in 2013, to take charge of the increasing number of international architectural commissions and, two years later, by Lissoni Inc. in New York, which handles interior design projects in the USA, Canada, Central and South America. Lissoni Inc. works closely with licensed architects of record on all the USA projects. Lissoni and his multinational team thus comprehensively cover the areas of architecture, interior and product design, graphics, art direction and corporate identity. Projects extend globally to include private villas, residential buildings, offices, factories, theatres, restaurants and hotels, yachts, retail stores, showrooms, exhibitions, furniture and lighting design. Piero Lissoni is Art Director for major brands.His architecture and design work is recognized worldwide and has earned him a series of international awards, including the Good Design Award, the Red Dot Award and the Compasso d'Oro ADI.