Angelo Pinaffo was born in Padua in 1966. He studied at the State Institute of Art “Pietro Selvatico” in Padua, where he got his Master’s in Art and Applied Arts certificate in Architecture and Interior Design. He completed his academic career at the University of Architecture in Venice IUAV in Architectural Design.
Since the beginning, Pinaffo’s creative ability allowed him to cooperate with important professional studios of architecture and design, establishing a decisive and steady relationship with the professional world. He would go on to win numerous awards in national and international architectural competitions. Thanks to his versatility, he has realized projects in architecture, furniture, interior, industrial and graphic design. Since the second half of the 90’s he progressively focused on freelance work in industrial design, focusing on contract grade seating. Through these efforts he has designed new and original mechanical solutions, many of which are patented.
With the constant search for simplicity and the great attention to detail, Pinaffo’s work aims to reach an aesthetical and technical originality among form, function and industrial requirements. Thanks to years of honing his craft, he follows the product from idea to the development, realizing beautiful, lasting products.
Angelo Pinaffo conceptualizes design.
Angelo Pinaffo works in CAD to refine his design of the Eclipse chair.
3D prints of the Eclipse chair printed during the refinement phase of its design.