Born 1926, Italy.
An Italian architect, designer and graduate of the Politecnico di Milano, Sergio Asti established a studio in Milan in 1953. He became a founding member of ADI (Associazione per il Disegno Industriale). He has designed furniture, lighting, glassware, wood products, ceramics, electrical appliances, interiors, stores and exhibitions, and has lectured widely.
Asti has received numerous prizes, including the Compasso dOro in the years 1955, 1956, 1959, 1962 and 1970. His work has been exhibited widely, including at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Sergio Astis furniture, interior decoration accessories, and lamps are regarded as typical of the organic design produced in postwar Milan.