Executive Director of VIA




VIA Gallery

120, avenue Ledru Rollin
75011 Paris
Metro : Gare de Lyon / Ledru Rollin

Opening :

monday-friday : 9.30am – 6.30pm

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Contact : p.le Libia, 5 20135 Milano - Italie

Ph. +39 02 87 38 18 48
Patricia Urquiola born in Oviedo (Spain), currently living and working in Milan.

She studied at the faculty of Architecture at the Madrid Politecnico and at Politecnico di Milano, where she graduated in 1989, having as relator Achille Castiglioni.

From 1990 to 1996
assistant professor to Achille Castiglioni and Eugenio Bettinelli at the Politecnico di Milano and ENSCI in Paris.
From 1990 to 1996
she has been following De Padova product development department, where she designes together with Vico Magistretti. "Flower" and "Chaise Longue".
From 1996 to 2000
she coordinates the design group at Lissoni and Associates.
she opens her studio following product design, displays and architecture.
She participates as lecturer at Domus Academy courses "Designing Exhibition", "Shop vision" and holds the seminar " Home Design 2003".
Design Index.
Products selected for the Italian Design 2001 exhibition, for the International Design Yearbook 2003, 2004
President of the Jury of the XIX CDIM Design Award, Valencia, Spain.
wins the prize "Best system", Cologne, Germany, with the collection Fjord from Moroso.
Designer of the Year for Elle Deco International Design Awards.
May, she is invited to Melbourne, Australia for a seminar at designEX COMFIA.
Personal exhibition, Galleria Alina Espacio; Maiorca, Spain.
Lecturer Future Design Days, Boras, Sweden.
Personal exhibition Pakhuis Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Good Design Awards Chicago Athenaeum, for the lamp Bague from Foscarini.
Member of the Jury of the Prize Design IMM Cologne, Germany.
Selected for the XIX Premio Compasso d’Oro.
Guest of Honour Stockholm Fair, Sweden.
Lecturer Colegio de Arquitectos Madrid, Spain and Domus Academy, Milano
Lecturer Facultad de Arquitectura, Madrid, Spain.
Lecturer Alvar Aalto Academy, Helsinki, Finland.
October, Lecturer University, Tokyo, Japan
Jury Member Rosenthal Design Awards
Ideal House, IMM Cologne, personal installation
Elle Deco International Design Awards, Price for Fat Fat Bed
Opening Lecture ICFF, NY
Jury ADI-FAD-Prices Spain


she designs for Moroso, Agape, Alessi, B&B, De Padova, De Vecchi, Driade, Foscarini, Kartell, MDF, Molteni, San Lorenzo, Paola Lenti, Rosenthal, Axor.


stand and showroom display for Moroso, Knoll, Molteni, Sand (Denmark), Somma, Roberto Torretta (Spain), Marks and Spencer, headquarter lobby (London), conference room for Hasseluden Hotel (Stockholm), Villa Moroso, in construction (Udine), Royal Garden Buildings and Clubhouse, in construction (Shanghai)

table/pouf Fat-Fat
© F. Bergamo

chaise longue Lazy armchair
© F. Bergamo

chair, armchair, stools Lazy 05
© F. Bergamo

small table Digitable
© F. Bergamo

armchair, pouf Ola

chair Flo

stool Flo

table, little table Flo

table lamp Bague

Suspension lamp Caboche

table Usame

table, little table T-Table

bed, auxiliary table Clip

armchair, chair Glove

armchair Lowseat
© A. Paderni

sofa Malmö
© A. Paderni

armchair, pouf Fjord
© A. Paderni

sofa Highlands
© A. Paderni

armchair Bloomy
© A. Paderni

armchair Smock chair
© A. Paderni

hammock Amaca
© A. Paderni

jewel (necklace) Pompon