Matteo Thun


Matteo Thun, Architect and Designer, born in Bolzano in 1952, studied at the Academy of Salzburg with Oskar Kokoschka and at the University of Florence.

After having worked with Ettore Sottsass, Matteo Thun became the co-founder of the ‘Memphis’Group in Milan and partner of ‘Sottsass Associati’ from 1980 to 1984 when he opened his own studio in Milan.

In parallel he taught at the faculty of design at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna (Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst, Wien) from 1983 to 2000. In addition he acted as Art Director for Swatch from 1990 to 1993. In 2000 he started the M.T. Partnership (MTP) with the partners Luca Colombo, Herbert Rathmaier and Antonio Rodriguez.

Today, the studio includes a team of fifty Architects and Designers.

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