Odo Fioravanti studied Industrial Design at the Design Department of the Milan Polytechnic. Since 2003 he has worked as an industrial designer, also experimenting graphic and exhibition design. His projects received prestigious design awards. He taught in many design schools and academies: Milan Polytechnic, IUAV Venice, Domus Academy, Istituto Marangoni, NABA, SPD Scuola Politecnica di Design, HEAD Genève.
His objects have been featured in many International exhibitions. In 2010 the Design Museum of the Triennale di Milano featured the personal exhibition Industrious Design about his work. In 2011 he won the XXII Compasso d'Oro Prize ADI with the Frida wooden chair by Pedrali. He also works as a freelance journalist for design magazines trying to explore and to change the boundaries of design as a discipline.
Odo Fioravanti Design Studio since 2006 developed projects for many companies such as Abet Laminati, Ballarini, Casamania, Desalto, Eurochocolate, Flou, Foscarini, Gardesa, Normann Copenhagen, Olivetti, Pedrali, Segis, Victorinox Swiss Army.
His many awards include:
2016 Honorable Mention XXIV Compasso d'Oro ADI Prize 2016 Assigned to the Dragonfly chair
2016 Born Award Winner Assigned to the Dragonfly chair
2015 Design of The Year - Design Museum London - shortlisted Dragonfly chair
2014 Hospitality Design Product Award Excellence in the Individual Dining Seating category to Dragonfly chair
2014 German Design Award Winner to the Frida chair
2011 XXII Compasso d'Oro ADI Prize 2011 Assigned to the Frida chair