“Munari’s process of design actually leave strong traces, unforgettable, inerasable figurative or cultural pointers”
He was born in Gorizia in 1930, this goldsmithing industrialist is an atypical figure of collector, patron and inventor.
Subsequently to the encounter with Carlo Scarpa in 1973, he focused all his research and activity to industrial design, collaborating with the most influential companies worldwide.
In 1985 he created an artistic workshop in which cooperated (e.g. Aulenti, Castiglioni, Sottsass, De Lucchi, Magistretti, Scarpa).
In his research for inspirations, ideas and original projects, Cleto Munari is open to a continuous analysis, experimenting with new techniques, approaches and materials.
His works – especially those created with gold and silver – are part of permanent collections all around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York.