Gaetano Pesce Italian, b. 1939
Born in La Spezia, Italy, in 1939, Pesce studied architecture at the University of Venice. In over 42 years of practice, the versatile Pesce has undertaken a range of commissions from architecture to urban planning, interior design, industrial design, lighting, furniture, and publising. As one of the most unconventional and multi-talented designers of the 20th century, he has become known for his explorations of, and innovative approaches to, materials and production processes. He is particularly well know for his work in resin. Pesce has resided in New York since 1980, and taught at several institutions including Cooper Union in New York, and the Institut d'Architecture et d'Etudes Urbaines in Strasbourg.... more.