Luigi Caccia Dominioni
Luigi Caccia Dominioni was born in Milan in 1913. Architect, interior designer, industrial designer, he was an epitome of the most authentic Milanese personality. He was a nobleman with a simple heart and natural elegance, and was very able in transforming the Milanese dialect into an international language via his works, understandable by anyone thanks to a visual and spatial language that appears universal. His most famous architectural projects are the Church of St. Biagio in Monza, the Museum of Poldi Pezzoli (Museo Poldi Pezzoli) in Milan. He created a series of the cutlery called Caccia, the collection became a part of the permanent collection of the Museum of modern Art (MoMA) in new York. He also developed the lamp design “Poltrona” and the armchair “Toro”.