Alessandro Mendini (1931-2019), architect, was born in Milan. He directed the magazines Casabella, Modo, Domus and he collaborated with international companies and was a consultant for various industries, including those in the East Asia. He was awarded the Compasso d'oro Prize for design (1979-1981-2014). He was appointed Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in France and he achieved the Architectural League of New York and the Laurea Honoris Causa at the universities of Milan, Paris, Wroclaw, Seoul. His works can be found in various museums and private collections.
Qeeboo is an Italian brand that produces furnishings and accessories, created and launched in 2016 by Stefano Giovannoni. His objects are emotional and narrative openly non-bourgeois and within everyone's reach; once created, they are entrusted to our interpretation so that they acquire a new life. Qeeboo takes up and reinterprets the icons of our imagination in a fantastic key and dresses them with an unexpected original patina made of emotion and imagination, presenting a collection of beautiful, ironic, and surprising objects. Extraordinary objects created under the careful direction of Stefano Giovannoni in collaboration with the most eclectic international designers, integrating different styles and characters in a playful-narrative approach.