Giovanni Ponti was a Milanese designer and architect born in 1891. One of the most important of the twentieth century.
He obtained his degree in architecture from the Polytechnic University of Milan at the end of the First World War, in which he participated. In 1927 he opened a studio in Milan and collaborated with Manifattura Richard-Ginori. He later became artistic director of Fontana Arte and became a professor at the Polytechnic University of Milan. He intersperses major architectural projects with industrial design and his entire teaching period.
The creation of Domus magazine in 1928, which he edited until his death, marks a turning point in his career. His influence in the world of design grows thanks to the magazine and becomes a reference for architects and interior designers internationally, bringing the Italia brand to every corner of the world.