Massimo Iosa Ghini (Bologna, 1959) graduated from the Polytechnic of Milan.
Since 1985 remains at the forefront of Italian design, Bolidismo for the group, which he founded, and is part of the Memphis group with Ettore Sottsass.
His professional development as an architect is expressed in product design, architectural and museum planning, public transport, as well as in the retail design all over the world, designing for major international groups such as Ferrari, Capital Group, IBM Italia, CMC Group Miami, Seat Yellow Pages, Alitalia and many others.
His designs and architectural works have received important honourable mention including that of the Compasso D’Oro Award ADI, and various awards including the Good Design Award by the Chicago Athenaeum, the Red Dot Award and the iF Product Design Award, Germany, the Roscoe Award, USA, the IAI AWARD Green Design Global Award and the IAI Awards, Shanghai, China.
An entire anthology to his 30-years professional career, from the beginning to the sustainable present, has been dedicated by the Triennale di Milano, in 2013, and by the Bologna Modern Art Museum, MAMbo in 2014.
On 2015, one of his retail concept, KIKO MILANO, wins in the BEST RETAIL GLOBAL EXPANSION category at MAPIC 2014.
On April 25th 2015, Fondazione Marconi and Marconi Institute for Creativity conferred the Marconi Award for Creativity to Massimo Iosa Ghini in recognition of his creativity skills.
In 2017 he was appointed as “Ambassador of Italian Design” on occasion of the Italian Design Day.