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2017 Judges

Maurizio lai

Maurizio Lai

Principal & Director - Lai Studio


Maurizio Lai started his career as set designer at RAI and Mediaset, the Italian national TV. He founded LAI STUDIO in Milano, building synergies between architecture and design, reflected in the creation of impacting concepts for homes, shops, restaurants and hotels. Matter and Light are the masters of his play.

Design excellence

My work finds impulse in the instinct. To me creation is less a concept and more a quite physical act, the managing of space and matter. In my view Design Excellence expresses how good one relates to this action.