Mario Mazzer

Born in 1955, he got the architecture degree at the Milan Polytechnic in 1978 and the diploma in Industrial Design at the Polytechnic School of Design in 1979. He gained experience in the 70s working with masters of Italian design, as Achille Castiglioni e Marco Zanuso. In 1980 opened his studio at Conegliano Veneto, Italy where he started to develop his own personal design language.
He carries out activities in various fields, from architecture to industrial design, in which he contributes to the cultural debate on design in conventions and conferences and by showing his work in events to promote products made in Italy. His works have been exposed in museums and design exibitions.

He received special mentions in 1988-1989 at the Young & Design competition, winning it in 1991. He was selected in 1991 for the Design et Mutations exhibition in Paris, for the Ljubjana biennials Bio XIII, Bio XIV, Bio XV e Bio XVII, in Genova for the Tecnhotel trade fair, and in 1996 with various products for the event I Progettisti del Triveneto. In recent years he has taken part in various cultural exhibitions, including the Italian Design Exhibition, Budapest 1987, 30 Architects, Milan 1990, Rattan: la natura è mobile, Milan 1993. His products have been presented in many editions of the cultural events Abitare il Tempo in Verona and at the London Design Museum. In 1996 he received an honorable mention from the ID Annual Design Review New York. In the last years he has taken part in the itinerant exhibition Segnali di cibo and its related television programs. He won the International Grandesign award for the jeweller’s category and was mentioned in the 5th edition. Many his products were selected for the ADI Design Index and International Design Yearbook. In 2001 his monography Thinking about Things: Mario Mazzer designer was published. In 2006 and 2007 he received a special mention for the Riabita Competition. In 2009 receives the second prize for the desk “OLA" designed for the company Martex, at the "Pragointerier New Design" of Prague (21st International exhibition of supplies, flooring, home textiles, accessories and design). In 2009, after two years of absence, participates in the third exhibition of Linking People at Abitare il Tempo (XXIV edition) with the project LACQUAEILFUOCO. In 2009 wins the “GOOD DESIGN Award” of Chicago with the product OLA, Executive Desk, of Martex. Edition 2010 of the Red Dot Design wins by all three participating products: executive desk Ola by Martex | bioethanol fireplace Tube by Acquaefuoco wellness mood | awning SHAN by Shadelab

In the field of industrial design he works for the most important design companies as Acquaefuoco wellness mood, Acerbis, Artemide, Bonacina, Bonaldo, Busnelli, Calligaris, Cappellini, City Design, Clever, Dhesja, Flou, I Tre, Jesse, Livi’t, Magis, Martex, Master, Meson’s, Mimo, Mistral, Morphos, Permasteelisa, Poliform, Rossi di Albizzate, Gruppo Sintesi, Sangiacomo, Shadelab, Solzi Luce, Tronconi, Valli & Valli, Varaschin, Ycami, Zanotta.
E’ membro ADI, SIE e BEDA.

In architecture he develops projects for residential complexes, apartment buildings, trade centers, industrial sites, restructuring of historical buildings, planning of workspace, offices and showrooms.

He was published several times in the interational magazine as:
AD France, AD Germany, A+D+M, Arca, AD Architectural digest, Brava Casa, Blue Print, Casa Amica, Casa Idea, Casa Oggi, Casaresart, Casa Trend, Casa Viva, Casa Vogue, Costruire, Frame, Gioia Casa, DDN Design Diffusion, Design Review, Domus, Donna Moderna, Dossier Veneto (supplemento “Il Giornale”), Elle Decor, Espresso, Frame, Gap casa, GdA il Giornale dell’arredamento, Grazia, Habitat Ufficio, House and Garden, Il Corriere della Sera, Il Gazzettino, Il Sole 24ORE, Il Magazine dell’Architettura, Interni, Intramuros, La Repubblica, La Tribuna, Interiors, MD, Modo, Nuova Finestra, Office Layout, On disegño, Ottagono, Page One, Panorama, Progetti e Concorsi (supplemento di Il Sole 24ORE), Riabita, Salon Interior, Semplicemente Luce (supplemento di Area), Shop Management, Spazio Casa, Ufficio Stile, Wallpaper.