Claudio Salocchi

red dot remembers Claudio Salocchi

Italian architect and product designer Claudio Salocchi passed away at the age of 78. Salocchi has been a juror at the "red dot award: product design" in 2004 and 2006 and incorporated his expertise into the fields of jewellery, fashion, accessories, textile design and new materials.

Claudio Salocchi, born in Milan in 1934, graduated in architecture at the Milan Polytechnic. He has been Vice President of ADI, Associazione per il Disegno Industriale, and teached "Interior and Product Design" at the Università degli studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Prima Facoltà di Architettura "Valle Giulia". Besides he has taught at the State Professional Institute of Furniture and Furnishings in Lissone and at the School of Architecture of Milan Polytechnic.

On an international level, Salocchi worked in the fields of architecture, interior and industrial design. A great deal of his works and projects were chosen and exhibited through selections or invitations at the most important exhibitions, events or museums, both in Italy and abroad.