"Massimo Iosa Ghini (Bologna, 1959) is an architect, a graduate of the Milan Polytechnic. Since 1985 he participates in the avant-garde of Italian design, for the Bolidismo group of which he is the founder, and is part of the Memphis group with Ettore Sottsass.
His professional evolution takes place in design, in the design of commercial and museum architecture, design of areas and structures dedicated to public transport, as well as in the design of chain stores all over the world, developing projects for major international groups such as Ferrari, Capital Group, IBM Italy, CMC Group Miami, Seat Pagine Gialle, Alitalia and many others.
His design and architecture projects have received important mentions such as that for the Compasso D'Oro ADI Prize, and numerous awards including the Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum, the Red Dot Award and the iF Product Design Award , Germany, the Roscoe Award in the USA, the IAI AWARD Green Design Global Award and the IAI Awards , Shanghai, China.
In 2013 the Triennale di Milano dedicated an entire anthology to its 30 years of professional career, from the beginnings to the sustainable one, revived by the MAMbo - Museum of Modern Art in Bologna in 2014.
In 2015 his retail concept, KIKO MILANO, won in the BEST RETAIL GLOBAL EXPANSION category at MAPIC 2014.
On 25 April 2015, the Marconi Foundation and the Marconi Institute for Creativity awarded him the Marconi Award for Creativity as recognition for his creative skills."