Franco Poli, designer born in Padua in 1950 is a long experience freelancer. From 1977 he works with Bernini spa as artistic director, in 1986 he works with Poltrona Frau and in the same year he opens his own studio in Venice and he starts the activity of visiting professor at U.I.A. University in Florence, C.N.R. and Polytechnic University in Milan. In 1989 Franco poli is a design teacher at Venice's School of Fine Arts. From 1988 and 2010 he hold many conferences about design in a lot of cities: São Paulo, Quito, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami and New York. From 1995 one of his models is showed at te permanent collection od Denver Art Museum". In 2007 he wins the "DesignX, Australian Design Award", in 2005 and 2007 he wins the "Good Design Award" of Chicago Atenaeum. In 2008 he is advised at "XXI Compasso D'Oro" with his collection LOOM.