Eugenio Gerli

Eugenio Gerli (1923-2013) is an Italian architect and industrial designer known for his long collaboration with Italian architect-designer Osvaldo Borsani and Italian manufacturer Tecno.
In 1949 Gerli graduated in engineering and began his career a year later by opening his own architecture and industrial design studio. Gerli began experimenting with different materials such as resin, felt, and molded plywood, leading to the creation of designs. In 1957 Gerli began a long and prolific collaboration with the Borsani brothers, Fulgenzio and Osvaldo (1911-1985)  founders of the Italian furniture manufacturer Tecno.