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Franco Raggi

Franco Raggi (born 1945) is an architect. He teaches Interior Design at ISIA in Florence. Between 1970 and 1975 he wrote for the architecture and interior design journals Casabella and Modo, before becoming their editor between 1981 and 1983. He has contributed to the Venice Biennale and the Milan Triennale by organizing architecture and design exhibitions. Between 1970 and 1980, Raggi took part in the Radical Design movement. In 1980 he began designing for a number of leading Italian companies including Fontana Arte, Cappellini, Kartell, and Poltronova. He designed, among other things, the Milan corporate headquarters of Gianfranco Ferré. He collaborated in the design of the building and the interior of the Humanitas hospital. He is currently image coordinator for Barovier&Toso of Murano, a blown-glass maker. His graphic and design work is displayed in museums and private collectios. Together with some of his architect and designer friends, he contributes to FLARE magazine.
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