Filippo Protasoni was born 1980, and studied in Italy and Norway. During his university years he delved into product and interior design, developing a distinctive methodology which he applied to a variety of different projects. In 2004 he won a challenge held by Politecnico di Milano and exhibited for the first time at the Salone del Mobile with Piu Yiu on a cooperative installation with Sawaya & Moroni.
Following several assignments in international studios including Emmanuel Babled, Markus Benesch Creates and Pierandrei Associati, he opened his own practice in Milan in 2009. His work focuses on product and interior design: creating products for furniture and lighting industries, hotel, retail and commercial spaces, as well as exhibitions and small limited edition art installations.
Filippo is a professor at IED Milan and IED Management Lab. He is also a member of ADI permanent Observatory for Design. Awards include an ADI Design Index Selection, Hong Kong Smart Gifts Design Awards Merit, and Young&Design Honorable Mention.