Born in Milan in 1920, Vico Magistretti was an outstanding Architect and Industrial Designer, and was at the forefront of the Italian design revolution that began in the 1950's. Vico Magistretti participated in design exhibitions and lectured around the world. His designs are included in the permanent collections of numerous American and European museums, including the world famous MOMA in New York. Vico Magistretti notable architectural works in Milan include: The Church Of Santa Maria Nascente, The Park Tower, House At Piazzale Aquileia, House At Piazza San Marco, The Department of Biology Of The Milan State University, and The Underground Depot At Famagosta. Vico Magistretti died in 2006, and is considered to be among the Twentieth Century's design greats.