Tito Agnoli was born into an Italian family, in Lima, Peru, in 1931, and came to Italy with his family after the war. Tito trained as a painter (having studied with Sironi), and in 1949 he enrolled in the Faculty of Architecture, where he graduated in 1959. After a period as as assistant to Gio Ponti and Carlo De Darli, Tito began his journey in the field of design. Tito Agnoli has created designs for many of the most important Italian brands, including; Arflex, Cinova, Lema, Matteo Grassi, Molteni, Montina, Oluce, Pierantonio Bonacina, Poltrona Frau, Schiffini and Ycami. After several recommendations for the Compasso d’Oro Award, in 1986 he won the gold medal at the Neocon in Chicago. Some of his designs are included in the permanent collection of the MoMa in New York. Tito Agnoli died in Milan in February 2012.