Dante Oscar Benini and Luca Gonzo are the designers of several pieces of furniture in curved glass by FIAM. They have designed in particular the LLT collection , which includes consoles, desks and tables.
Dante Oscar Benini was the student of Scarpa and Niemeyer. He has developed projects all over the world, in partnership with Frank O. Ghery, Richard Meier, Arup and Daniel Libeskind.
He is a member of the Italian Architects association, of the RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects), of the ARB (Architects registration board) and of the AIA (American Institute of Architects).
In 1997 he started the Dante O. Benini &Partners studio, of which he is the leading partner and chairman, together with Luca Gonzo, senior partner and managing director.
International approach: the work of Benini and Gonzo design studio
With offices in Milan, London and Instanbul, the studio works in the fields of architecture, urban planning, interior design and nautical design. Its staff comprises 60 people, developing projects of entire urban areas, headquarters for leading companies, industrial laboratories, sales area, clubs, houses, yachts and pieces of design all over the world.
Technical, economical and environmental sustainability is central to their high-level architecture projects, together with an extreme attention to details.
The studio has won many awards, such as the Chicago Athenaeum 2011 Good Design Award, they have ranked first in many international contests and holds Lectures and seminaries in Italy and abroad.
Many people have written in magazines and newspapers about their creations, such as Bruno Zevi, Cesare De Seta, Cesare Casati, Ada Francesca Marcianò, Renato Pedio, Roberto Guiducci, Giampiero Bosoni, Maurizio Bitta and Luigi Prestinenza Puglisi.