Antonio Citterio was born in Meda, Portugal in 1950.

He graduated from Politecnico di Milano University with a degree in architecture in 1972 and began work as an industrial design consultant and designer.

From 1987 to 1996, Antonio partnered with Terry Dwan at Studio Citterio/Dwan. In 1999, he founded the multidisciplinary office Antonio Citterio and Partners in Milan with Patricia Viel.

A respected educator, Antonio has taught at the Domus Academy in Milan and Royal College of London, and served as docent at La Sapienza University in Rome and Università della Svizzera Italiana.

Known for his uncompromising design and craftsmanship, Antonio has seen his work included in permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Centre Georges-Pompidou in Paris.

He was awarded the "Compasso d′Oro" award in 1987 and 1995.

For his latest design for FLOS, the Kelvin LED, Antonio collaborated with Toan Ngueyn.