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Born as a son of a carpenter, Piergiorgio Cazzaniga (Lissone, °1946) spent a lot of time in his father's carpenter's shop. It was the beginning of the first industrial furniture production and a new profession started to emerge, that of designer. With a graduation in interior design, he was responsible for the R&D department of Boffi Cucine from 1966 to 1971. In 1971 he became partner of the A&D studio with Luigi Massoni where he designed products, show rooms, stand and exhibition for leading Italian furnishing companies such as: Boffi, Poltrona Frau, Nazareno Gabrielli, Poliform, Porro, Matteograssi. In 1991 he set up his own studio 'Piergiorgio Cazzaniga Design' working principally with Porro, Composit, La Palma, Living Divani, MDF Italia, Tribù, Desalto and Andreu World. His innovative creations have merited numerous awards making him one of the leading internationally renowned Italian designers.