Mario Bellini (1935 - )
"A design career is a process of learning better and better what you know instinctively."
Mario Bellini studied architecture and graduated from the Milan Polytechnic in 1959. In 1963 he became a chief design consultant for Olivetti, a position he retained until 1991. During this time he collaborated with B&B Italia and Cassina, as well as consulting for Yamaha and Renault. Between 1986 and 1991 Bellini was editor of international design magazine Domus and taught his craft at prestigious schools and universities throughout the world.