Born in 1945 in Tremezzina, Alberto Meda is an award-winning architect and designer who has a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Milan Polytechnic. In 1973, he was the technical manager at Kartell, a prestigious modern furniture company. As the technical manager, he was in charge of the development of furniture projects and plastic laboratory equipment. After six years of that, he decided to become a freelance designer and created iconic furniture pieces in collaboration with various prominent brands.
Meda's work is one-of-a-kind, using a combination of eye-catching aesthetics and practicality. His pieces are on display in museums and exhibitions around the world. In addition to designing, he also teaches in different universities to help up and coming architecture/design students.