Italian Vico Magistretti (1920 - 2006) was a graduate of the Politecnico di Milano University in 1945 who became a follower of Ernesto Nathan Rogers. He worked initially in urban design in Milan. In the 1950s he moved into the field of mass-produced furniture and lamps. Among others, he worked for the following companies: Artemide, Cassina, De Padova, Flou, Fritz hansen, Kartell, Schiffini. Magistretti's works have been shown in the most important international museums in Europe, USA, and Japan. Some have also been included in various permanent exhibitions museums, such as the MOMA.