„Only if you dare to do something new, to cross borders, you can experience new knowledge“. This is the driving energy of Matteo Thun’s work.
The Milan-based architect and designer was born and raised in the bilingual German and Italian speaking region of South Tyrol, Italy. Following his studies with Oskar Kokoschka and Emilio Vedova at the Salzburg Academy he graduated cum laude with a degree in Architecture from the University in Florence. He co-founded the ‘Memphis’ group in Milan in 1981 with Ettore Sottsass and opened his own studio in Milan in 1984. 2001 he founded Matteo Thun & Partners.