Francesco Faccin was born in 1977 in Milan. In 2003, after attending the European Institute of Design, he worked in the studio of Enzo Mari. Meanwhile, he began working as an independent designer, collaborating with Italian and foreign companies. From 2004 onwards he develops projects that can be self-produced in small series in close collaboration with expert craftsmen. In the same years he collaborated with the modeller and luthier Francesco Rivolta developing a profound knowledge of wood. In 2007 he took part in the Salone Satellite for the first time.
In 2009 he met Michele De Lucchi, staying at his side for five years. In 2010 he participated in the Salone Satellite together with Alvaro Catalan de Ocòn, winning the Design Report Award and began teaching Industrial Design at the NABA in Milan with the course "Non-Object Projects", as well as teaching at other universities in Italy and abroad. abroad.
In 2012 he was invited by the NGO Liveinslums to design the furnishings of the Why Not Academy school in the Nairobi slum, as well as designing the interiors of the "28 Posti" restaurant in Milan commissioned by the same NGO. The following year Faccin was invited as an affiliated fellow to spend 4 months at the prestigious American Academy in Rome, where he carried out research aimed at creating a mapping of the productive-handicraft fabric of the historic center of the capital. In the same year he presented at the Milan Triennale a collection of objects selected in the Nairobi Slums, the exhibition is entitled "Made In Slums", curated by Fulvio Irace. On the occasion of Expo 2015, Marva Griffin commissions a project on the theme "feeding the planet"; Thus was born "Honey Factory", a small architecture for urban beekeeping still in use in the garden of the Milan Triennale. He currently works on a stable basis with several Italian and foreign companies while his work has been repeatedly published by the most important national and international magazines.
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