*1930 - †1971
Joe Colombo started his artistic career as a painter and sculptor. He was a member of the artists group Movimento Nucleare and opened his own design studio in 1962. In his studio he designed mostly furniture, pottery, lamps and household items. He was known well beyond Italy for his elegant and functional style.
His clients included Bernini, Candy, Comfort, Elco, Luce Sormani and Stilnovo. For Rosenthal Einrichtung he designed the pioneering furniture concept »Living-Center«.